Machine ID question
John.Linn at xilinx.com
Mon Feb 21 09:41:18 EST 2011
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Russell King - ARM Linux [mailto:linux at arm.linux.org.uk]
> Sent: Sunday, February 20, 2011 6:04 AM
> To: Alexander Stein
> Cc: linux-arm-kernel at lists.infradead.org; John Linn; Uwe Kleine-König
> Subject: Re: Machine ID question
> On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 04:12:16PM +0100, Alexander Stein wrote:
> > On Thursday 10 February 2011, 09:29:15 Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> > > On Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 02:23:07PM -0700, John Linn wrote:
> > > > I used the form to create a new machine ID for the new Xilinx
> > > > in anticipation of
> > > > the code making it into the mainline sometime in the future.
> > > >
> > > > The proposed patches are using ARCH_XILINX in the Kconfig.
> > >
> > > You should use MACH_XILINX in the patches. There are some ARCH_...
> > > the machine db, but I think nowadays you cannot (and should not)
> > > them there.
> > Uhm, the last entry in the db was created today (14th Feb). Is there
> a reason
> > why there no new entries should be created?
> The machine registry hands out MACH_foo identifiers. It used to hand
> them out as ARCH_foo identifiers, but we decided that was misleading -
> it's dealing with machines, not architectures. So a MACH_ prefix is
> more correct than an ARCH_ prefix.
Thanks Russell, yea I figured that out after I had sent this out.
Appreciate the help,
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