[PATCH 4/7 v4] ARM: kirkwood: add dreamplug (fdt) support.
jason at lakedaemon.net
Thu Apr 5 18:41:43 EDT 2012
On Thu, Apr 05, 2012 at 11:07:36PM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-03-13 at 01:57 +0000, Jason Cooper wrote:
> > +DT_MACHINE_START(KIRKWOOD_DT, "Marvell Kirkwood (Flattened Device Tree)")
> This ends up as Machine: in /proc/cpuinfo, which seems to be normal?
> Would it be worth trying to dynamically modify the machine string based
> on the actual hardware the kernel is running on?
With CONFIG_PROC_DEVICETREE=y I get the following:
$ cat /proc/device-tree/model
Globalscale Technologies Dreamplug
It seems to me (I have no strong opinion here, just playing devil's
advocate) that /proc/cpuinfo is indeed telling us about the processor
(Marvell Kirkwood ...) Should it really be describing the board?
More information about the linux-arm-kernel