Subject: Re: arc bootloader (Re: Just Checking )
To: Jason R Thorpe , Rafal Boni <rafal.boni@eDial.com>
From: Chuck Silvers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/09/2001 16:50:14
ah right, and I've even run it so I should remember.
but the general point I was trying to make may still apply.
is arcdiag intended to be included in a binary distribution?
if so, it'd be nice to have it be outside of arch/*.
if not, then this isn't an issue.
On Mon, Jul 09, 2001 at 02:00:01PM -0700, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 09, 2001 at 01:39:34PM -0700, Chuck Silvers wrote:
> > it'd be nice if userland sources were not stored in the kernel directories.
> > I'd like to eventually get to the point where we have identical userlands
> > on (for example) all the mipsel platforms, so that they can share binary sets.
> > this gets harder if random programs are off in the kernel directories.
> > how about just putting it in usr.sbin/arcdiag? the Makefile can skip
> > that directory for architectures where it doesn't make sense.
> arcdiag is not a userland program. It's a standalone program, run
> directly by the ARC BIOS. It cannot be run from userland.
> -- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>