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SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] AMD Elan patch
On Wed, 2 Jan 2002, Christer Weinigel wrote:
> > I'm also very uncomfortable with putting this where you do; I think it
> > should be put before a20_kbc instead. If the BIOS is implemented
> > correctly, it should be used.
>
> I disagree, the Elan SC410 is an embedded CPU, it's used in systems
> that might not even have a BIOS (such as the Ericsson eBox that I've
> been working with).

Agreed. I think the CPU type is meant for "physical" CPU families, and the
Elan family is one, similar to "K6/K6-II/K6-III", "Athlon/Duron/K7" etc.
At the moment I don't change the category, let's hear what the maintainers
say once we've discussed the other bits and pieces.

Robert
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