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Re: [PATCH] mm/pg-r4k.c: Dump the generated code

To: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm/pg-r4k.c: Dump the generated code
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2007 16:26:25 +0100
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On Mon, Oct 08, 2007 at 05:21:56PM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> > If for some platforms we could generate the TLB handlers at compile
> > time, we could do it for all platforms, specially if the handler only
> > depends on the cpu type, no ?
> 
> Can't you currently compile a kernel that run on e.g. all O2s,
> irrespective of the actual CPU type?

Sortof.  There are O2s with R5000, RM523x, RM7000, R10000 and R12000
processors.  Supporting all from a single kernel would be trivial if
the R1x000 processors were not such bitches in non-coherent systems,
so the latter are still unsupported, not even in special kernel configs.

  Ralf

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