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Re: [PATCH] Philips PNX8550

To: Peter Popov <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Philips PNX8550
From: "Vladimir A. Barinov" <>
Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2005 22:39:48 +0300
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Hi Pete,

I used a quite different board (STB810), but it's
based on the same board dependent code as JBS (i.e
arch/mips/philips/pnx8550/jbs). I haven't worked with
JBS board and I'm not sure if slot=10 is needed for
that, but it's really necessary for STB810.

The JBS has only 3 pci slots and I tested all three.
So the fourth one you added won't do any damage but
it's not quite right either.
I also has another question - Could you please
advice: shall I create a different
and add MACH_PHILIPS_STB810 ID and defconfig
or I can use exiting JBS one?

Is anything else different that would justify the new
directory? If not, perhaps we just need an STB board
selection in arch/mips/Kconfig, a defconfig, and an
ifdef around that pci slot you sent.
The are only 3 small file in the  arch/mips/philips/pnx8550/jbs directory:
1)  board_setup.c is the same for STB810
2) init.c may be needs cosmetic changes to identify the board:
"Philips PNX8550/JBS" -> "Philips PNX8550/STB810"

I'm not sure are they really needed?
3) needs change to add slot 10 and remove slot 17 for STB810 board.

That's all :)

BTW, regarding your serial driver patch ... I have one
outstanding change (small) I still have to make, as
requested by rmk. Mind if I forward that email to you
so you can take care of it :)?
Yes, please.


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