[coreboot] [PATCH] New Socket370 and Model 68x for CAR

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Mon Jun 21 19:24:12 CEST 2010

On Mon, 21 Jun 2010 09:23:36 -0600, "Myles Watson" <mylesgw at gmail.com>
>> > Yes, it tries without the mask, i.e for 681 - 68f it tries 680. Then,
> if
>> > that does not match, it dies with "Unknown CPU".
>> > There is no failsafe nor fallback involved. What makes you think there
>> > is? It just means adding 1 entry to the table instead of 16.
>> >
>> Ok, if it is not a _fail_safe_ or _fall_back_ why don't we just always
>> this as a default?
> My understanding is that barring errata, the stepping shouldn't matter.
> Just in case it does, we check it.  If there isn't a specific entry for
> stepping, we go to the "normal" case of using the ops without the
> information.
Correct, I get that.

>> Why print out a "generic" message?
> I think it just means "not-stepping-specific"
I like your verbage alot better than "generic".
Or even "default" would be better than "generic".

Joseph Smith

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