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[Bug 390804] Problem with installation of bootloader on a IBM QS21 Cell blade
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  • Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 06:34:08 -0600 (MDT)
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--- Comment #19 from LTC BugProxy <bugproxy@xxxxxxxxxx> 2008-06-25 06:34:07
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------- Comment From dominik.klein@xxxxxxxxxx 2008-06-25 08:31 EDT-------
There might be a shortcut / workaround for this problem. As far as I see it the
OF path for the device is only needed if 'nonvram' is *not* set in yaboot.conf.

On QS2x however we don't need the NVRAM update so the conversion from the linux
device name to the OF device name might be unnecessary. So we could just
to 'nonvram' on QS2x and place the lookup code in a code path that isn't
executed in the nonvram case.

Would that be a possible workaround or am I missing something?

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