>On 19-Jul-99 Bradley D. LaRonde wrote:
>> Off topic: I'm wondering - why did I need to apply the R3000 patch for
>> R4000 processor build? Is it just called the R3000 patch but really it's
>> more than that?
>Well, the VR4111 doesn't support ll/sc instructions and without the R3000
>you will have no chance to get a working kernel.
Ah... I see. So in the mean time (until the fine-grained CPU configuration
is in place), for the Vr4111, should I pick R4x00 and then make sure that
CONFIG_CPU_HAS_LLSC is not defined (with the r2300_patch in place of
course). Is that enough?
>> On topic: I like the fine-grained CPU configuration. By any chance did
>> include Vr4111 in there?
>Not exactly. I was more thinking along the lines of:
>"Hey, I have this wonderful CPU with an R4000 core (i.e. R4000 exception
>handling) but it doesn't support ll/sc instructions so use the R3000
>for atomic operations"
Yes! I'm with you and I like it. Thanks.