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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add an option for the VIA C7 which sets appropriate L1 cache
The VIA C7 is a 686 (with TSC) that supports MMX, SSE and SSE2, it also has a cache line length of 64 according to http://www.digit-life.com/articles2/cpu/rmma-via-c7.html. This patch sets gcc to -march=686 and selects the correct cache shift.

This version adds it to include/asm-i386/module.h too so it will actually compile.

Signed-off-by: Simon Arlott <simon@fire.lp0.eu>

---
arch/i386/Kconfig.cpu | 13 ++++++++++---
arch/i386/Makefile.cpu | 1 +
arch/i386/defconfig | 1 +
arch/um/defconfig | 1 +
include/asm-i386/module.h | 2 ++
5 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
diff --git a/arch/i386/Kconfig.cpu b/arch/i386/Kconfig.cpu
index 2aecfba..194d8c2 100644
--- a/arch/i386/Kconfig.cpu
+++ b/arch/i386/Kconfig.cpu
@@ -43,6 +43,7 @@ config M386
- "Geode GX/LX" For AMD Geode GX and LX processors.
- "CyrixIII/VIA C3" for VIA Cyrix III or VIA C3.
- "VIA C3-2" for VIA C3-2 "Nehemiah" (model 9 and above).
+ - "VIA C7" for VIA C7.

If you don't know what to do, choose "386".

@@ -203,6 +204,12 @@ config MVIAC3_2
of SSE and tells gcc to treat the CPU as a 686.
Note, this kernel will not boot on older (pre model 9) C3s.

+config MVIAC7
+ bool "VIA C7"
+ help
+ Select this for a VIA C7. Selecting this uses the correct cache
+ shift and tells gcc to treat the CPU as a 686.
+
endchoice

config X86_GENERIC
@@ -236,7 +243,7 @@ config X86_L1_CACHE_SHIFT
default "7" if MPENTIUM4 || X86_GENERIC
default "4" if X86_ELAN || M486 || M386 || MGEODEGX1
default "5" if MWINCHIP3D || MWINCHIP2 || MWINCHIPC6 || MCRUSOE || MEFFICEON || MCYRIXIII || MK6 || MPENTIUMIII || MPENTIUMII || M686 || M586MMX || M586TSC || M586 || MVIAC3_2 || MGEODE_LX
- default "6" if MK7 || MK8 || MPENTIUMM || MCORE2
+ default "6" if MK7 || MK8 || MPENTIUMM || MCORE2 || MVIAC7

config RWSEM_GENERIC_SPINLOCK
bool
@@ -302,7 +309,7 @@ config X86_ALIGNMENT_16

config X86_GOOD_APIC
bool
- depends on MK7 || MPENTIUM4 || MPENTIUMM || MPENTIUMIII || MPENTIUMII || M686 || M586MMX || MK8 || MEFFICEON || MCORE2
+ depends on MK7 || MPENTIUM4 || MPENTIUMM || MPENTIUMIII || MPENTIUMII || M686 || M586MMX || MK8 || MEFFICEON || MCORE2 || MVIAC7
default y

config X86_INTEL_USERCOPY
@@ -327,5 +334,5 @@ config X86_OOSTORE

config X86_TSC
bool
- depends on (MWINCHIP3D || MWINCHIP2 || MCRUSOE || MEFFICEON || MCYRIXIII || MK7 || MK6 || MPENTIUM4 || MPENTIUMM || MPENTIUMIII || MPENTIUMII || M686 || M586MMX || M586TSC || MK8 || MVIAC3_2 || MGEODEGX1 || MGEODE_LX || MCORE2) && !X86_NUMAQ
+ depends on (MWINCHIP3D || MWINCHIP2 || MCRUSOE || MEFFICEON || MCYRIXIII || MK7 || MK6 || MPENTIUM4 || MPENTIUMM || MPENTIUMIII || MPENTIUMII || M686 || M586MMX || M586TSC || MK8 || MVIAC3_2 || MVIAC7 || MGEODEGX1 || MGEODE_LX || MCORE2) && !X86_NUMAQ
default y
diff --git a/arch/i386/Makefile.cpu b/arch/i386/Makefile.cpu
index a32c031..e0ada4e 100644
--- a/arch/i386/Makefile.cpu
+++ b/arch/i386/Makefile.cpu
@@ -32,6 +32,7 @@ cflags-$(CONFIG_MWINCHIP2) += $(call cc-
cflags-$(CONFIG_MWINCHIP3D) += $(call cc-option,-march=winchip2,-march=i586)
cflags-$(CONFIG_MCYRIXIII) += $(call cc-option,-march=c3,-march=i486) $(align)-functions=0 $(align)-jumps=0 $(align)-loops=0
cflags-$(CONFIG_MVIAC3_2) += $(call cc-option,-march=c3-2,-march=i686)
+cflags-$(CONFIG_MVIAC7) += -march=i686
cflags-$(CONFIG_MCORE2) += -march=i686 $(call cc-option,-mtune=core2,$(call cc-option,-mtune=generic,-mtune=i686))

# AMD Elan support
diff --git a/arch/i386/defconfig b/arch/i386/defconfig
index bb0c376..04001ab 100644
--- a/arch/i386/defconfig
+++ b/arch/i386/defconfig
@@ -137,6 +137,7 @@ # CONFIG_MGEODEGX1 is not set
# CONFIG_MGEODE_LX is not set
# CONFIG_MCYRIXIII is not set
# CONFIG_MVIAC3_2 is not set
+# CONFIG_MVIAC7 is not set
CONFIG_X86_GENERIC=y
CONFIG_X86_CMPXCHG=y
CONFIG_X86_XADD=y
diff --git a/arch/um/defconfig b/arch/um/defconfig
index 780cc0a..f938fa8 100644
--- a/arch/um/defconfig
+++ b/arch/um/defconfig
@@ -41,6 +41,7 @@ # CONFIG_MGEODEGX1 is not set
# CONFIG_MGEODE_LX is not set
# CONFIG_MCYRIXIII is not set
# CONFIG_MVIAC3_2 is not set
+# CONFIG_MVIAC7 is not set
# CONFIG_X86_GENERIC is not set
CONFIG_X86_CMPXCHG=y
CONFIG_X86_XADD=y
diff --git a/include/asm-i386/module.h b/include/asm-i386/module.h
index 02f8f54..7e5fda6 100644
--- a/include/asm-i386/module.h
+++ b/include/asm-i386/module.h
@@ -54,6 +54,8 @@ #elif defined CONFIG_MCYRIXIII
#define MODULE_PROC_FAMILY "CYRIXIII "
#elif defined CONFIG_MVIAC3_2
#define MODULE_PROC_FAMILY "VIAC3-2 "
+#elif defined CONFIG_MVIAC7
+#define MODULE_PROC_FAMILY "VIAC7 "
#elif defined CONFIG_MGEODEGX1
#define MODULE_PROC_FAMILY "GEODEGX1 "
#elif defined CONFIG_MGEODE_LX
--
1.4.3.1
--
Simon Arlott

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