defining ARM machine type properly
ben-linux at fluff.org
Thu May 27 21:08:51 EDT 2010
On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 11:08:35AM -0400, f. achkar wrote:
> On 05/26/2010 09:07 PM, Ben Dooks wrote:
> > On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 05:11:22PM -0400, f. achkar wrote:
> >> hi,
> >> I'm trying to port smdk2450 arch to the a new kernel 2.6.32-9, I did the
> > I suspect what you are doing is trying to port it to a machine that
> > was loosley based on the SMDK2450 and that whoever did the uboot port
> > failed to understand that when the hardware changes then the machine
> > number needs to change too.
> >> initial work as per various googled documents, but somehow the current
> >> initial Image is failing at arch/arm/kernel/head-common.S :
> >> '__lookup_processor_type', and eventually goes to '__error_a' of the
> >> same file! this seems to be related to the definition of machine_type as
> >> defined in :
> >> include/asm-arm/mach-types.h and arch/arm/tools/mach-types*
> >> I checked where the definition goes in include/asm-arm/mach-types.h by
> >> inserting
> > you probably wanted to enable the debugging in the head code.
> >> #error 2223XX
> >> into various parts of that header and seems fine at the point.
> >> nevertheless I'm not 100 sure
> >> I wonder if the is a definitive reference to guide in this matter,
> >> better yet a check-list like procedure??
> >> thanks,
> >> ferar
> > How about downloading the latest kernel, with nice fresh S3C2450 support
> > in it?
> which version is that? 2.6.34 does not contain such support!
core support is in, hopefully core peripheral support can be sorted out
and released as soon as possible.
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