[LEDE-DEV] Adding new targets/subtargets

Philip Prindeville philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com
Mon Jan 2 10:36:58 PST 2017

> On Jan 2, 2017, at 10:01 AM, Jo-Philipp Wich <jo at mein.io> wrote:
> Hi,
>> The x86/64/config-default is missing the following switches:
> That would break support for older x86_64 iirc.
> Those can probably go into x86/64 directly, at least I see no reason why
> not.
>> [...]
>> ARCH_SUFFIX is taken from CONFIG_CPU_TYPE, but in my setup that value seems to have been set to “ “ which I can’t say I understand. 
> This setting is usually used to denote specific distinct, incompatible
> CPU types which belong to the same "arch" e.g. CPU_TYPE:=arm1136j-s vs.
> CPU_TYPE:=cortex-a15 which are both ARCH:=arm .
> ~ Jo

Right, this is why I’m trying to create a new target (or subtarget) called “xeon” which is optimized for Xeon targets and leverages the on-chip crypto-accelerators.

We’ve come a long way since the Athalon-64 (k8) in 2004.


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