[PATCH] [POWERPC] Update TQM5200, CM5200 and Motion-PRO _defconfig and .dts files

Grant Likely grant.likely at secretlab.ca
Fri Jan 18 05:23:43 EST 2008

On 1/17/08, Marian Balakowicz <m8 at semihalf.com> wrote:
> Grant Likely wrote:
> > On 1/17/08, Marian Balakowicz <m8 at semihalf.com> wrote:
> >> Updates include:
> >> - set soc node compatible property to "fsl,mpc5200-immr"
> >
> > On these three boards; which have the original mpc5200 and which have
> > the mpc5200b?
> cm5200 and motionpro have mpc5200b, some versions of tqm5200 have
> mpc5200, some have mpc5200b.
> > I'm not going to pick up this patch immediately, I've got an invasive
> > set of mpc5200 device tree cleanups which need to go in first.  After
> > that I'll revisit your changes here.
> Understood, thanks.
> >> - update i2c device tree nodes
> >> - add mdio node
> >> - add lpb bus node and flash device (without partitions defined)
> >> - add second mscan node for Motio-PRO
> >> - add rtc i2c nodes and enable RTC in _defconfigs
> >> - use SLUB insteand of SLAB
> >> - enable printk timestamp
> >
> > Can you split the defconfig changes into a separate patch...  That
> > being said, how do you feel about merging all the 5200 defconfigs into
> > a single defconfig?  They are all multiplatform after all and it would
> > make maintenance easier.
> Ok, I'll split it into two patches.
> But merging defconfigs won't be a good option, boards differ in which
> devices they use, some have PCI, some have USB, etc. Having one
> defconfig, it would be necessary to manually customize kernel
> configuration and remember which options are to be set/disabled.

That doesn't matter for defconfigs.  That needs to be done when you're
tailoring a product regardless.  defconfigs are simply a known good
configuration; they are not intended to be the deployed config.  If
the defconfig enables all features used by any of the boards then it
should be okay.


Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.

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