[PATCH 1/2] [POWERPC] 4xx: Add 405EXr to cputable

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Wed Jan 16 05:25:26 EST 2008

Olof Johansson wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 15, 2008 at 12:19:24PM -0600, Scott Wood wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 15, 2008 at 08:09:15AM +0100, Stefan Roese wrote:
>>> This patch adds the 405EXr to the powerpc cuptable. Basically the 405EXr
>>> is a 405EX with only one EMAC and only one PCIe interface.
>> Sounds like they have the same core... why do they need separate cputable
>> entries?
> AMCC has always indicated SoC products by new PVRs. This isn't news,
> even though it isn't exactly a clean solution. :)

But the old 405EX entry would have matched both chips.  Why add a new 
significant bit to pvr_mask?  For the name in /proc/cpuinfo?


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