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Re: [patch] linux 2.4.5: Export mips_machtype

To: Keith M Wesolowski <wesolows@foobazco.org>, "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: [patch] linux 2.4.5: Export mips_machtype
From: Ilya Volynets <ilya@theIlya.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 11:04:37 -0700
Cc: "Gleb O. Raiko" <raiko@niisi.msk.ru>, Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, Harald Koerfgen <hkoerfg@web.de>, linux-mips@fnet.fr, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
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On Wednesday 15 August 2001 10:44, Keith M Wesolowski wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 14, 2001 at 07:43:23PM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> >  How do you set up mips_machtype on your system in the first place?  At
> > kernel_entry the code does not know what machine it's running on anyway,
> > so it has to set mips_machtype based on a detection algorithm.
>
> Of course.  I published a patch and some documentation a long time ago
> for doing just this.  I don't think anyone ever even read any of it; I
> received no comments.  In any case it's currently used in my tree for
> O2 and although I know it could be better it seems to work rather
> well.
Not true. I read it, and thought it's good enough to leave as is :-)
No comments seemed to be nessesary.
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