[haiku-gsoc] Re: ARM progress

  • From: Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-gsoc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 13:12:27 +0200

On 2009-06-11 at 10:58:12 [+0200], Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
wrote:
> Johannes Wischert <johanneswi@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I was quite silent for some time now since I had some stuff to do for
> > univeristy but now I have the time again to work on th Haiku ARM port
> > ;)
> > The patch contains the needed changes to get the kernel to boot and
> > print out some stuff...
> > It's quite crude code (not much error checking etc ;) ) To get it to
> > work you would also have to change src/system/kernel/main.cpp (since
> > I
> > load the kernel directly by now instead of using a real bootloader so
> > the kernel_args are of course not valid ;) )
> 
> While hacking something to get it to work might be a fun start, I think
> it would make sense to start with the boot loader nonetheless - the
> advantage is that you can get in touch with ARM (and u-boot), but in a
> much simpler environment than the kernel will be. And it's work that
> needs to be done anyway.
> 
> Also, please take care to follow our coding style with new code you put
> into our repository. And one final note: it's not needed to take over
> the existing copyright when you only import the function stubs.

Please also take care not to include the *.save and *.omap3 files in your 
patches.

CU, Ingo

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