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Re: [PATCH 2/5] mips: PMC MSP71xx mips common

To: Andrew Sharp <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/5] mips: PMC MSP71xx mips common
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 19:42:51 +0000
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On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 10:46:01AM -0800, Andrew Sharp wrote:

> Experience. ~:^)  You never know when a little extra room for expansion
> might come in handy.  For example, let's say next year you release a
> quad-core SOC (hint-hint), and a line of eval boards.  You would have
> room to put them in the file next to your other boards.  But just a
> suggestion.

Since mips_machtype and mips_machgroup are mostly used to identify systems
within Linux changing would not be the most terrible thing on earth.
There is no requirement for these numbers to be contiguous either.


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