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authorAndres Salomon <dilinger@queued.net>2010-06-18 17:46:53 -0400
committerH. Peter Anvin <hpa@linux.intel.com>2010-06-18 14:54:36 -0700
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x86, olpc: Add support for calling into OpenFirmware
Add support for saving OFW's cif, and later calling into it to run OFW commands. OFW remains resident in memory, living within virtual range 0xff800000 - 0xffc00000. A single page directory entry points to the pgdir that OFW actually uses, so rather than saving the entire page table, we grab and install that one entry permanently in the kernel's page table. This is currently only used by the OLPC XO. Note that this particular calling convention breaks PAE and PAT, and so cannot be used on newer x86 hardware. Signed-off-by: Andres Salomon <dilinger@queued.net> LKML-Reference: <20100618174653.7755a39a@dev.queued.net> Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@linux.intel.com>
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diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig b/arch/x86/Kconfig
index dcb0593b4a6..71c194db2e0 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig
@@ -2062,6 +2062,15 @@ config OLPC
Add support for detecting the unique features of the OLPC
XO hardware.
+config OLPC_OPENFIRMWARE
+ bool "Support for OLPC's Open Firmware"
+ depends on !X86_64 && !X86_PAE
+ default y if OLPC
+ help
+ This option adds support for the implementation of Open Firmware
+ that is used on the OLPC XO-1 Children's Machine.
+ If unsure, say N here.
+
endif # X86_32
config K8_NB