[PATCH] APM821xx: Add support for new SoC APM821xx

Josh Boyer jwboyer at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Tue Sep 7 00:15:13 EST 2010

On Sun, Sep 05, 2010 at 10:19:53PM -0700, Tirumala Marri wrote:
>> Then the device tree identifier, and the cpu setup functions, etc,
>> should indicate
>> 464, not APM821xx.
>This is new SoC based on 464 cpu core. All the previous SoC device tree
>CPU portion uses SoC name.
>> Also, why add yet another defconfig? Isn't the eval board similar to
>> many others and can be supported with just a tweak of some existing
>> common defconfig instead?
>Every new board needs new defconfig. And it is not same as others. It has
>Different features from other.

You make it sound as if that is a hard and fixed rule.  It's not.  Not all
boards need a defconfig.  Also, there was recent work to trim the defconfigs
that exist today down so they are not so large.  I suggest you do the same
if you want the defconfig included.


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