Tiny patch for arch/ppc/kernel/cputable.c to properly support the IBM PowerPC 750CXe rev 3.1
benh at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Jun 2 15:41:49 EST 2005
On Thu, 2005-06-02 at 07:29 +0100, Nicolas DET wrote:
> Hello Benjamin,
> On 01/06/2005, you wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 19:14 +0100, Nicolas DET wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> You can find enclosed a small patch to properly support the 750 CXe rev
> >> 3.1. Indeed, the current kernel (126.96.36.199) only supports rev 2.1 and
> >> ignores 3.1
> >> It's a tiny patch: it only add an entry in the table with the correct
> >> PVR and name. Others values has been copied from 750CXe rev 2.1.
> >> I succesfully patched & compiled a vanila 188.8.131.52 from kernel.org.
> > Is it needed ? I have it in my local tree and never actuall remembered
> > to actually send it :) In general, that kind of entries are really only
> > needed when there is a feature change...
> .cpu_features is exactly the same compare to 745/755 (750CXe 3.1, PVR 0008
> 3311, was probed as 745/755). However, there is a small difference: It now
> calls __setup_cpu_750cx instead of __setup_cpu_750.
> This end up calling setup_750cx which looks like to disable NAP.
Ah, yes, for some PLL configurations... if the CXe is not affected by
this bug, it should probably avoid that "fixup" then...
> Well, I did not notice anything before and after the patch. It's more
> 'comsetic': cpuinfo shows the correct cpu name. :-)
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