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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ARM: move firmware_ops to drivers/firmware
On 11/18/2013 04:58 AM, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> Of course, trusted foundations interface could be plugged into cpu_ops
> on arm64 but I will NAK it on the grounds of not using the PSCI API, nor
> the SMC calling convention (and it's easy to fix when porting to ARMv8).
> If a supported standard API is used, then there is no need for
> additional code in the kernel.

What happens when someone takes an existing working secure-mode SW stack
and simply re-uses it on some new ARMv8 SoC. Are you going to force
people working on upstream to re-write the secure mode firmware in
shipped hardware before allowing upstream kernel support?

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