[PATCH 1/2] [POWERPC] 4xx: Add 405EXr to cputable
jwboyer at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed Jan 16 05:47:29 EST 2008
On Tue, 15 Jan 2008 12:38:09 -0600
Olof Johansson <olof at lixom.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 15, 2008 at 12:25:26PM -0600, Scott Wood wrote:
> > 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?
> Presumably, yes.
> Again, this is nothing new. Other 405/440 products are doing the same
Does anyone have an actual problem with this patch? I'm inclined to
take it as it doesn't really cause any problems and may eventually be
needed anyway if there is a chip errata or something.
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