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authorRob Landley <>2011-03-15 16:11:41 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <>2011-03-16 10:47:03 -0700
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Documentation: add devicetree docs index file
The device tree infrastructure is being genericized so its documentation moved out of the PowerPC directory. Signed-off-by: Rob Landley <> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
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+Documentation for device trees, a data structure by which bootloaders pass
+hardware layout to Linux in a device-independent manner, simplifying hardware
+probing. This subsystem is maintained by Grant Likely
+<> and has a mailing list at
+ - this file
+ - Booting Linux without Open Firmware, describes history and format of device trees.