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Re: Magnum != Olivetti

Subject: Re: Magnum != Olivetti
From: (Paul Antoine)
Date: Sat, 11 May 1996 16:54:50 +1000 (EST)
In-reply-to: <> from "Stoned Elipot" at May 9, 96 10:41:32 am
Organization: Softway Pty Ltd
Stoned wrote:

> The idea is Magnum 4000 and Olivetti belong to mips_machgroup = 
> in my fixed scheme, but mips_machtype is different for Magnum and Oily (as
> for kernel 1.3.96 they are the same). So we could just test for mips_machgroup
> = MACH_GROUP_JAZZ for features supported/working the same way for both machine
> (and note that Acer Pica 61 is also in group JAZZ) and then for things like
> the serial driver just make a futher test for mips_machtype= OILY or MAGNUM.

It's interesting that my request for hierarchical machine definitions
should prove so useful to others so quickly... or is this 'hack' simply a
sad statement about Olivetti in general? :-)

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