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    SubjectRe: Why is ARCH m68k hardwired into drivers/net/wan/Makefile?
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    On Monday 21 December 2009 03:57:49 Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
    > On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 06:42, Rob Landley <rob@landley.net> wrote:
    > > Anyone have an opinion on this?
    > >
    > > From drivers/net/wan/Makefile:
    >
    > You cut one important line here:
    > | ifeq ($(CONFIG_WANXL_BUILD_FIRMWARE),y)
    > |
    > >>ifeq ($(ARCH),m68k)
    > >> AS68K = $(AS)
    > >> LD68K = $(LD)
    > >>else
    > >> AS68K = as68k
    > >> LD68K = ld68k
    > >>endif
    >
    > The corresponding Kconfig entry reads:
    >
    > config WANXL_BUILD_FIRMWARE
    > bool "rebuild wanXL firmware"
    > depends on WANXL && !PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD
    > help
    > Allows you to rebuild firmware run by the QUICC processor.
    > It requires as68k, ld68k and hexdump programs.
    >
    > You should never need this option, say N.
    >
    > Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

    Ah, the card has an onboard m68k processor, separate from the host CPU.

    Rob
    --
    Latency is more important than throughput. It's that simple. - Linus Torvalds


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