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Re: [PATCH] Support for Netlogic XLR/XLS processors

To: wu zhangjin <wuzhangjin@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Support for Netlogic XLR/XLS processors
From: "Jayachandran C." <jayachandranc@netlogicmicro.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 14:36:32 +0530
Cc: "wilbur.chan" <wilbur512@gmail.com>, Linux MIPS Mailing List <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 11:26:05AM +0800, wu zhangjin wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 10:29 PM, Jayachandran C.
> <jayachandranc@netlogicmicro.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 08:19:22PM +0800, wilbur.chan wrote:
> >> Will kexec be supported on XLS/XLR/XLP ?
> >
> > The patches I have does not support it. I haven't really looked at what
> > is needed in XLR platform code to support kexec, so I'm not sure what it
> > takes to support it for XLR either. Any pointers?
> 
> You can get some information here:
> 
> http://dev.lemote.com/code/linux-loongson-community/wiki/kexec-loongson
> 
> And here:
> 
> http://patchwork.linux-mips.org/project/linux-mips/list/?q=kexec

Will look at this.

> BTW: what about the cpu hotplug support for XL{R, S, P} ?

Not right now. My intial goal for Linux/MIPS is hardware support, i.e.
processor support and then drivers. I can start thinking of feature support
once we have reasonable hardware support in the kernel...
-- 
Jayachandran C.
jayachandranc@netlogicmicro.com                  (Netlogic Microsystems)
jchandra@freebsd.org                               (The FreeBSD Project)

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