Subject: Re: EVBARM - layout of BootConfig structure
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-arm
Date: 08/11/2003 08:26:59
On Monday, August 11, 2003, at 01:58  AM, Richard Earnshaw wrote:

> so that it is possible in future to bump the size of DRAM_BLOCKS 
> without
> breaking a binary interface that is notionally shared between
> netbsd/evbarm and its "bios" (having netbsd able to access a larger 
> array
> won't hurt, since the size only matters if NetBSD allocates one of 
> these
> statically, and if it doesn't then it will never access beyond
> dramblocks-1 entries).  However, doing so will break things if any
> existing builds are already using a "bios" to probe memory.

As far as I know, no evbarm port actually uses that BootConfig 
structure to communicate with anything.  It is a left-over from the 
"arm32" port days.  I'd really like to see that structure go away 

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>