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Re: [PATCH -mm 0/4] MIPS BCM947xx CPUs support

To: Aurelien Jarno <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH -mm 0/4] MIPS BCM947xx CPUs support
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2007 13:55:21 +0100
Cc: Andrew Morton <>,, Michael Buesch <>, Waldemar Brodkorb <>, Felix Fietkau <>, Florian Schirmer <>
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On Mon, Aug 06, 2007 at 05:07:01PM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:

> The following series of patches add basic support for the BCM947xx 
> CPUs. CFE support still needs work and thus is not included in those 
> patches, so the command line has to be included in the kernel. 
> Everything else is fully functional and the resulting kernel works
> fine on a Netgear WGT634U.

Any reason why not to simply share the CFE related code with what the
Broadcom Sibyte family of chips are using?

> I am submitting those patches for inclusion into -mm as they depend
> on features that are not present in the linux-mips git tree, but are
> present in the -mm series, namely Sonic Silicon Backplane bus support.

That won't fly as akpm is pulling from the MIPS tree also, so there
will be conflicts really soon.


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