[PATCH 1/2] Add MPC52xx Interrupt controller support for ARCH=powerpc

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Oct 31 19:42:55 EST 2006

On Tue, 2006-10-31 at 09:25 +0100, Nicolas DET wrote:

> Ok. By the way, the mbar is include as property in our OpenFrimware. 
> Moreover, the G2CORE CPU has a new SPR 'MBAR' which is the MBAR ;-). It 
> would maybe make sense to create a new file 
> (arch/powerpc/sysdev/mpc52xx.c) which would contain chip specific code.
> Like mpc52xx_get_mbar(), mpc52xx_get_ipbfreq(), etc...
> I updated a bit the patches. I applied Dale requests.
> My kernel still compiles and boots. ;-)
> Should I post the new patches?


> About the headers thingy. Should I split them directly in the patch, or 
> this should be done by others later on?

Don't bother that much about splitting the headers. I personally don't

> About the serials and USB part. Have anyone already do some work (moving 
> to of_platform, etc...)?

I think Grant has.

> As far as I see, the Efika platform patch did not get any comment, 
> should I assume it is good enough for inclusion in the main stream kernel?

It looked ok at a very very quick glance. I'll give a better look.


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