[OLPC Engineering] [Techteam] Announcing Q4D06 for XO-1.75
wmb at laptop.org
Tue Mar 27 12:44:39 EDT 2012
New OFW can boot older Linux if you say:
ok false to use-fdt?
On 3/26/2012 8:08 AM, Sascha Silbe wrote:
> Excerpts from James Cameron's message of 2012-03-21 06:11:57 +0100:
>> - enable flattened device tree export to Linux, requires recent
>> kernels, ticket #11568,
> Does this just mean that recent kernels are needed in order to benefit
> from FDT passing, or is Q4D06 unable to boot kernels that expect a
> non-flattened (un-flattened?) device tree?
> I'm specifically asking because recent kernels don't like my SD card
> (only one in about twenty or fifty boots succeeds; two different
> failure modes), so I'd need to make sure I diagnose and fix that
> before upgrading OFW the next time.
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