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Re: Magnum != Olivetti

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Subject: Re: Magnum != Olivetti
From: paul@suite.sw.oz.au (Paul Antoine)
Date: Sat, 11 May 1996 16:49:19 +1000 (EST)
In-reply-to: <199605090703.JAA02811@bandsept.univ-evry.fr> from "Stoned Elipot" at May 9, 96 09:03:03 am
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Stoned wrote:

> Another subject:
> I had split init_IRQ() in arch/mips/kernel/irq.c in
> init_IRQ_jazz(), init_IRQ_dec(), init_IRQ_arc(). Ah yes in my attempt
> to re-organize the mips_machgroup stuff I made a group called ARC with
> for now hold Deskstation boxes, and the is also a  Jazz boxes group 
> To be clearer: each group is a single bit im mips_machgroup.
> 
> mips_machgroup:
>      0000000000000000000000000000000  group unknown        
>      0000000000000000000000000000001  group ARC 
>      0000000000000000000000000000010  group DEC
>      0000000000000000000000000000100  group Jazz
>      ???????????????????????????????  group SGI ?
>      ???????????????????????????????  group SNI ? (if nedded)
> 
> And then each models in each group use in turn 0,1,2,3,... for mips_machtype.
> So for Dec we'll be able to identify all this 3mxx, pmax,... boxes
> with their original/Digital model number.
> 
> Comments ? 

It always surprises me when my suggestions are taken so seriously :-)

Sounds fine - thanks!  When you've got these changes in, I'll begin
to re-integrate the DEC goo <again!>

Regards,
Paul
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