Subject: Re: The spagetti that is arm32/machdep.c
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
Date: 06/07/2001 09:49:45
At 05:42 PM 6/7/2001 +0100, Robert Swindells wrote:
> >These ndefs are really a pain, IMO we need to get rid of them. Even
> >worse, I can't see how FOOTBRIDGE and the type of console we want is even
>I think that footbridge builds are the only ones that can use a serial
Nope. dnard & netwinder also have serial consoles.
>It is implemented in the wrong way IMHO though.
>There is an implementation of consinit() in
>arm32/footbridge/ebsa_machdep.c that doesn't make use of a constab
constab is evil and is depriciated; if you can directly figure out
what the console is.
> >In this case, I think we should move all the consinit code out of this
> >file and into one of its own (controlled by files.* adding the file as
> >required for a configuration). I think this would entirely eliminate the
> >dependency of this file on FOOTBRIDGE, SHARK or vidc.
>You get my vote.
I did this for the dnard & netwinder ports.
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