[LinuxBIOS] [BUILDROM] Remove bitrotten OLPC support

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Wed Oct 3 02:10:27 CEST 2007

On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 02:09:26PM -0600, Jordan Crouse wrote:
> Okay, this patch will probably make Ron cry, but in the end, I think
> its better for the health of buildrom and the project (the patch, not
> Ron crying).
> The OLPC code we had in here before was for revision B2 and earlier, 
> which will never see the light of day to the public, and only myself,
> Ron and Segher have even seen them, let alone used them (and
> I'm not even sure if my B2 works).
> Even if we were to revive LinuxBIOS for the B3 for the upcoming G1G1
> effort, the existing code would be too bitrotten and too old to be of
> any use.    The only use we had for it was as a decent example of how
> to do LAB, but Ward has upped the stakes with his LAB code that is way
> better, and if we have our way, eventually all the LAB code will go away
> in favor of something like buildroot.  And finally, the OLPC buildrom
> code that last worked for B2 is still active over at dev.laptop.org, so
> the code will be accessible if need be.
> So, with all that said, I am proposing this patch to remove OLPC support
> completely from buildrom, except for OFW, which I will discuss in the next
> patch.  Flame on!

Call it a flame if you want, but:

Acked-by: Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de>

If somebody needs some of this later (for reference or whatever), it's
still in the repository...

Note: I have not tested the patch, I assume you tested it and it didn't
break random other stuff?

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