[PATCH 8/9] 8xx: Adder 875 support

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Fri Sep 7 05:20:25 EST 2007

On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 02:12:55PM -0500, Scott Wood wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 08:48:12PM +0200, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> > So it should be "Adder MPC875", then :-)
> Any particular reason to leave out potentially useful information in a
> field that is for human consumption?
> Other than Because Segher Says So(tm). :-)

BTW, IEEE1275 seems to disagree:


  Standard property name to define a manufacturer's model number.

    Text string, encoded with encode-string.

  A manufacturer-dependent string that generally specifies the model name
  and number (including revision level) for this device. The format of
  the text string is arbitrary, although in conventional usage the string
  begins with the name of the device's manufacturer as with the name

  Although there is no standard interpretation for the value of the model
  property, a specific device driver might use it to learn, for instance,
  the revision level of its particular device.

  See also: property, model.
  Used as: " XYZCO,1416-02" encode-string " model" property


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