[PATCH] ARM: /proc/cpuinfo: Use DT machine name when possible

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 14:21:55 PST 2014

On Wednesday 18 June 2014 23:10:39 Aaro Koskinen wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 09:22:29PM +0200, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > So without this patch DT migration for Nokia N900 cannot be
> > done without breaking userspace - which is not
> > acceptable...
> I guess the fact is that the Nokia N900 proprietary userspace
> has never worked properly with the mainline kernel without
> severe patching, so you cannot really talk about any
> regression. If you cannot fix those programs, you could still
> probably emulate the old Nokia kernel's /proc/cpuinfo by
> providing some text file and bind mounting it, no?
> A.

Mainline kernel (with patches for missing driver) working with 
Maemo CSSU-Devel userspace. So there are regressions.

Emulation of /proc/cpuinfo is possible if somebody provides 
needed info. But I still do not know from *where* to read 
machine, serial number and hw revision.

Pali Rohár
pali.rohar at gmail.com
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