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Haifux Club: The Device Tree: Plug and play for Embedded Linux
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Eli Billauer
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Monday, 03.12.2012, 18:30
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Taub 6
On embedded systems, the Linux kernel doesn't have the BIOS to tell it what the hardware is like. On the other hand, the traditional solution of having the hardware information hardcoded in the kernel source is leading to an overpopulation of platform-specific hacks (read: a disaster).