[LinuxBIOS] [BUILDROM]: Disable OFW

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Thu Oct 4 08:10:03 CEST 2007

* Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse at amd.com> [071002 22:13]:
> Okay, now that everybody has recovered from the last patch, here's the 
> last one - disable OFW for the short term in buildrom.  Reason being,
> that it only worked for OLPC, and the previous patch removed OLPC.   I
> discussed the matter briefly with Stefan and Segher, and they tell me
> that there are ongoing efforts to make OFW or a OpenFirmware clone of
> some sort usable on a generic x86.  I support that 100%, I think OFW
> is a vital payload for this project.  I just don't know enough about
> OpenFirmware to get the job done.  So I am submitting a patch to
> disable, but not to remove the OFW scripts, so that those who do know
> what they are doing can port the code easily.  When everything works,
> revert this patch, and we're off to the races.

Please don't! There has been a lot of ongoing effort to make this work
(not with buildrom yet, though), and I think this slimming down is the
wrong direction. If its broken, someone might fix it. If its gone, its

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