[PATCH 3/4] arm64: Add Broadcom's North Star 2 support
rjui at broadcom.com
Tue Jul 14 14:11:14 PDT 2015
On 7/14/2015 2:14 AM, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 13, 2015 at 06:39:14PM -0700, Ray Jui wrote:
>> This patch adds support to Broadcom's North Star 2 SoC in the arm64
>> Kconfig and defconfig files
>> Signed-off-by: Ray Jui <rjui at broadcom.com>
>> Reviewed-by: Scott Branden <sbranden at broadcom.com>
>> arch/arm64/Kconfig | 12 ++++++++++++
>> arch/arm64/configs/defconfig | 2 ++
>> 2 files changed, 14 insertions(+)
>> diff --git a/arch/arm64/Kconfig b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
>> index 318175f..6c5c279 100644
>> --- a/arch/arm64/Kconfig
>> +++ b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
>> @@ -162,6 +162,18 @@ source "kernel/Kconfig.freezer"
>> menu "Platform selection"
>> +config ARCH_BCM_IPROC
>> + bool
>> + help
>> + This enables support for Broadcom iProc based SoCs
>> +config ARCH_BCM_NS2
>> + bool "Broadcom North Start 2 (BCM5871X)"
>> + select ARCH_BCM_IPROC
>> + help
>> + This enables support for Broadcom NS2 (BCM5871X). NS2 is in
>> + the iProc family of SoCs based on the ARMv8 architecture
> Do you really need the second config option? Just leave the one covering
> the family as we do for most of the other family SoCs on arm64 (apart
> from ARCH_TEGRA_123_SOC which I plan to remove and use ARCH_TEGRA
ARCH_BCM_NS2 helps in cases where a NS2 specific driver may just default
to ARCH_BCM_NS2 in its Kconfig, so those NS2 drivers got turned on
whenever ARCH_BCM_NS2 is turned on.
If the plan is to allow only one ARCH flag per family of SoCs for ARMv8,
I can go ahead and remove ARCH_BCM_NS2.
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