On Tue, Jul 23, 2002 at 01:55:13PM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> There is no need to carry support for pure 32-bit CPUs around in
> cpu_probe() in arch/mips64/kernel/setup.c, since such CPUs are not
> supported by the port and likely won't ever reach that code due to a
> reserved instruction exception earlier. The code is misleading and a
> possible cause of troubles, e.g. the 2.4 branch doesn't link now because
> of an unresolved reference to cpu_has_fpu() which is only needed for
> The following patch removes the code for 2.4. For the trunk
> cpu_has_fpu() would be removed as well. Any objections?
I intentionally have that 32-bit stuff in the 64-bit kernel so we can simply
have share identical CPU probing code between the 32-bit and 64-bit kernels.
This in anticipation of a further unification of the two ports which still
duplicate plenty of code with just minor changes.
To make sharing easier I suggest to move all the CPU probing code into it's
own file, probe.c or so?