[LinuxBIOS] lxbios bug?

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 00:15:50 CEST 2007

On 4/23/07, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de> wrote:
> * ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> [070423 23:42]:
> > 1. cmos options should be defined in the DTS. I see a node with the
> > name boot parameters
> > or some such, and then in the node, there are nodes and properties, e..g
> > boot-parameters {
> >   console-baud { default=115200, choices={9600, 19200, etc.}}
> >   something=true (use of true or false defines this as a 1/0 choice)
> > }
> How is this an improvement over the cmos config files we have now?
> (I do like the file format better, but thats not an issue of putting it
> into the dts.)

I have always, personally, had trouble reading those files. I just
don't find them to be easily comprehended. I think this new format is
more readable. That said, there's no reason, as a first step, not to
put the current format into dts ...

> > But we will need to have dts tree parsing happening as part of make
> > config; is this ok too?
> Dont we have this already?

oh, maybe we do; we run dtc when we do make config?


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