[RFC] [PATCH] powerpc: Add MSR_DE to MSR_KERNEL

Joakim Tjernlund joakim.tjernlund at transmode.se
Fri Jun 1 20:38:42 EST 2012

Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org> wrote on 2012/06/01 11:14:49:
> On Wed, 2012-05-30 at 09:26 -0400, Bob Cochran wrote:
> > I believe that additional patches are required for CodeWarrior to
> > work
> > properly (e.g., assembly start up).  I think the patches should come
> > from Freescale.  For whatever reason, they include them in their SDK,
> > but haven't submitted them for inclusion in the mainline.
> >
> > As a developer on Freescale Power products, I would like to see
> > Freescale offer up a CodeWarrior patch set, so I don't have to manage
> > the patches myself when working outside the SDK (i.e., on a more
> > recent
> > kernel).
> Such patches would have a hard time getting upstream considering that
> codewarrior is a commercial product.

Naa, Abatron BDI is also a commercial product and that is in the kernel. CW
changes pretty much just add the same settings for CONFIG_CW. I think Freescale
should just rename CONFIG_BDI_SWITCH to something generic and just use the same code.


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