[PATCH 1/4] powerpc/85xx: Rename PowerPC core nodes to match other e500mc based .dts

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Sat Sep 3 04:33:14 EST 2011

On 09/02/2011 01:29 PM, Kumar Gala wrote:
> On Sep 2, 2011, at 12:52 PM, Scott Wood wrote:
>> On 09/01/2011 10:21 PM, Kumar Gala wrote:
>>> On Sep 1, 2011, at 3:42 PM, Scott Wood wrote:
>>>> Is the "PowerPC" vendor string still appropriate here, or should we use
>>>> "fsl"?
>>> I have mixed feelings on this.  The PowerPC,NAME has a long history & precedence.  Is there any use or value to change this?
>> It's inconsistent with all of our other compatibles.  My understanding
>> is that for older chips, the naming was from a managed numberspace -- is
>> "e500" or "eXXXX" something that was explicitly granted to us by
>> power.org, or just something we started calling our cores?
> The names for PPC cores are NOT granted by anyone.

So, it's fsl's namespace, and the vendor id should be fsl.


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