[LinuxBIOS] [RFC] v3: dts fixes and questions

Corey Osgood corey.osgood at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 05:18:53 CEST 2007

Uwe Hermann wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 12:38:32AM +0200, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
>> * ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> [070701 05:48]:
>>>> then? That has the benefit that you don't have to know what the default
>>>> is (enabled or disabled), you know everything you need just by looking
>>>> at the dts itself.
>>> yeah, that works. I will take the magic enabled out of the .y, and
>>> will require that people set that property for each node; I will catch
>>> a missing set at flatten tree time. I think that is reasonable.
>> Please dont do that. I think it is reasonable to assume that a device
>> that you specify is enabled. Otherwise why would you specify it? 
>> I dont like overspecifying completely obvious things in description files.
> Yeah, I think you're right.
> So we have two options:
>  1. disable="1"
>  2. enable="0"
> for devices which should be disabled. I think option 1 is a bit
> clearer. Thoughts?
> Uwe.
Agreed. Default to hardware enabled unless explicitly disabled, and
clearly state that somewhere, seems the best route to me.


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