Subject: Re: NetBSD/hpcarm snap code
To: Richard Earnshaw <email@example.com>
From: Chris Gilbert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/16/2001 22:11:33
On Friday 16 February 2001 9:54 pm, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
> arch/arm/arm2 <- contains e.g. the ARM2 pmap module
> arch/arm/arm6 <- contains e.g. the ARM6 pmap module,
> cache routines, TLB routines, etc.
> arch/arm/arm7 <- contains all the ARM7-specific goo.
> arch/arm/arm8 <- contains all the ARM8-specific goo.
> arch/arm/sa110 <- contains e.g. the SA110 cache routines,
> TLB routines, etc.
> Seems basically sound, except...
> A RiscPC can be fitted with any of arm6,7/SA110 (or even a few had arm8)
> How would one build a kernel that could select at boot time the
> appropriate CPU?
I can't see a problem (but then it's late :), we'll need to pull cpufunc.c
apart, keep the set_cpufuncs() as is, and then it should just link if all the
right files are there? It might be acorn32 specific, but it's just a bit of