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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/8] sparc: prom: use property "name" directly to construct node names
From: Rob Herring <>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2018 16:31:46 -0600

> In preparation to remove direct accesses to the
> pointer, retrieve the node name from the "name" property instead.
> Cc: "David S. Miller" <>
> Cc:
> Signed-off-by: Rob Herring <>

On some 32-bit sparcs, the OF runs in non-cached memory.

Sucking in the OF device tree take a signficant amount of the
boot time on such systems.

And these changes are going to make it even slower.

Please just put a wrapper around dp->name or whatever and use that,
instead of making more get property OF calls which can be very

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