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Re: Porting new board

To: Mile Davidovic <>
Subject: Re: Porting new board
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2005 16:04:38 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: Linux/MIPS Development <>
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On Thu, 7 Apr 2005, Mile Davidovic wrote:
> I try to port new board (MIPS 4KEC processor) to latest version
> of linux-mips kernel. I have question regarding Kconfig and adding
> new board.
> In arch/mips/Kconfig I add next lines:
> config MIPS_VGCA_EVA
>   bool "Support for VGCA-Eva board"
>   help
>         This enables support for the VGCA-EVA board.
> and in arch/mips/Makefile I add next lines:
> core-$(MIPS_VGCA_EVA) += arch/mips/vgca-eva/
> cflags-$(MIPS_VGCA_EVA)   += -Iinclude/asm-mips/vgca-eva
> load-$(MIPS_VGCA_EVA) += 0xffffffff80100000

All of these should be `CONFIG_MIPS_VGCA_EVA' instead of `MIPS_VGCA_EVA'.

> But when I try to build kernel with:
>       make menuconfig                 ---> choose VGCA-Eva board
>       make arch=mips V=1 CROSS_COMPILE=mips-linux- 
> it stop forever. When I try to choose some other board it work nice. 
> Any comment?



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