[LinuxBIOS] Complete and generic 32bit/64bit support
myles at pel.cs.byu.edu
Tue Nov 27 00:55:35 CET 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jordan Crouse [mailto:jordan.crouse at amd.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 26, 2007 4:54 PM
> To: Myles Watson
> Cc: 'Linuxbios'
> Subject: Re: Complete and generic 32bit/64bit support
> On 26/11/07 16:36 -0700, Myles Watson wrote:
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Jordan Crouse [mailto:jordan.crouse at amd.com]
> > > On 21/11/07 16:41 -0700, Myles Watson wrote:
> > > > I forgot to add these 3 files to the diff. Sorry.
> > > > I also don't know how to remove s-c-payload.patch from
> > > > packages/linuxbios/patches and have it show up in the patch.
> > >
> > > I don't get this patch - do we still need
> > > packages/kernel/serengeti_cheetah-kernel-x86_64.mk? kernel.inc does
> > > the heavy lifting now. Or not?
> > My understanding is that packages/kernel/serengeti_cheetah-kernel-
> > sets the kernel version, url, config file, etc. kernel.inc builds the
> > kernel you specified in the .mk file.
> is there enough different about it that we need two files? I was planning
> on setting the configuration information in the platform configuration:
> ifeq ($(CONFIG_TARGET_64BIT),y)
That's fine with me. The other difference is the tiny patches.
It won't build for 64-bit Serengeti cheetah until we figure it out.
> That would save us having to have mutiple copies of the kernel make files
> for 32 and 64 bit. Is this bad?
> > The other two files are Config.lb files depending on which payload you
> > to use.
> Yes - those made sense to me.
> > Myles
> > >
> > > Jordan
> Jordan Crouse
> Systems Software Development Engineer
> Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
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