[LinuxBIOS] : Disable OFW

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Sat Oct 6 21:13:14 CEST 2007

Jordan Crouse wrote:
> On 04/10/07 08:10 +0200, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
>> * 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.

Acked-by: Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de>

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