random ramblings on 8xx patches (long and tedious :-)

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Sat Jul 24 03:22:05 EST 2004

In message <410123EE.4000602 at intracom.gr> you wrote:
> IMHO we shouldn't even bother.


> Then everything should be automatically set up at run-time, based
> on probing code which should detect the rest.

You must be joking. This is for embedded systems, and code  size  and
especially boot time are critical.

Also, this suggestion does not coder Robert's intention of preventint
the user from selecting bogus configuration options for  stuff  which
doesn't exist on his chip.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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