Author: Stuart Yoder <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
AuthorDate: Mon Feb 19 11:25:05 2007 -0600
Committer: Paul Mackerras <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CommitDate: Thu Mar 8 15:43:23 2007 +1100
[POWERPC] Remove interrupt-controller as a property under /chosen
Remove interrupt-controller as a valid property under /chosen in
the documentation. There is a consensus that an
interrupt-controller property does not belong under /chosen.
/chosen is specifically for dynamic properties set at runtime.
Signed-off-by: Stuart Yoder <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Signed-off-by: Paul Mackerras <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Documentation/powerpc/booting-without-of.txt | 11 +++++------
1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
diff --git a/Documentation/powerpc/booting-without-of.txt
index b41397d..eaa0c32 100644
@@ -832,8 +832,7 @@ address which can extend beyond that limit.
This node is a bit "special". Normally, that's where open firmware
puts some variable environment information, like the arguments, or
- phandle pointers to nodes like the main interrupt controller, or the
- default input/output devices.
+ the default input/output devices.
This specification makes a few of these mandatory, but also defines
some linux-specific properties that would be normally constructed by
@@ -853,14 +852,14 @@ address which can extend beyond that limit.
that the kernel tries to find out the default console and has
knowledge of various types like 8250 serial ports. You may want
to extend this function to add your own.
- - interrupt-controller : This is one cell containing a phandle
- value that matches the "linux,phandle" property of your main
- interrupt controller node. May be used for interrupt routing.
Note that u-boot creates and fills in the chosen node for platforms
that use it.
+ (Note: a practice that is now obsolete was to include a property
+ under /chosen called interrupt-controller which had a phandle value
+ that pointed to the main interrupt controller)
f) the /soc<SOCname> node
This node is used to represent a system-on-a-chip (SOC) and must be
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