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Subject[PATCH] x86: add specific support for Intel Atom architecture
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This adds another option when selecting CPU family so the kernel can
be optimized for Intel Atom CPUs. If GCC supports tuning options for
Intel Atom they will be used.
---
arch/x86/Kconfig.cpu | 17 +++++++++++++----
arch/x86/Makefile | 2 ++
arch/x86/Makefile_32.cpu | 2 ++
arch/x86/include/asm/module.h | 2 ++
4 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig.cpu b/arch/x86/Kconfig.cpu
index 8130334..f88a7f6 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig.cpu
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig.cpu
@@ -262,6 +262,15 @@ config MCORE2
family in /proc/cpuinfo. Newer ones have 6 and older ones 15
(not a typo)

+config MATOM
+ bool "Intel Atom"
+ ---help---
+
+ Select this for Intel Atom platform. Intel Atom CPUs have an in-order
+ pipelining architecture and thus can benefit from in-order optimized
+ code. Use a recent GCC with specific Intel Atom support in order to
+ fully benefit from selecting this option.
+
config GENERIC_CPU
bool "Generic-x86-64"
depends on X86_64
@@ -310,7 +319,7 @@ config X86_L1_CACHE_SHIFT
default "7" if MPENTIUM4 || MPSC
default "4" if X86_ELAN || M486 || M386 || MGEODEGX1
default "5" if MWINCHIP3D || MWINCHIPC6 || MCRUSOE || MEFFICEON || MCYRIXIII || MK6 || MPENTIUMIII || MPENTIUMII || M686 || M586MMX || M586TSC || M586 || MVIAC3_2 || MGEODE_LX
- default "6" if MK7 || MK8 || MPENTIUMM || MCORE2 || MVIAC7 || X86_GENERIC || GENERIC_CPU
+ default "6" if MK7 || MK8 || MPENTIUMM || MCORE2 || MATOM || MVIAC7 || X86_GENERIC || GENERIC_CPU

config X86_XADD
def_bool y
@@ -359,7 +368,7 @@ config X86_INTEL_USERCOPY

config X86_USE_PPRO_CHECKSUM
def_bool y
- depends on MWINCHIP3D || MWINCHIPC6 || MCYRIXIII || MK7 || MK6 || MPENTIUM4 || MPENTIUMM || MPENTIUMIII || MPENTIUMII || M686 || MK8 || MVIAC3_2 || MEFFICEON || MGEODE_LX || MCORE2
+ depends on MWINCHIP3D || MWINCHIPC6 || MCYRIXIII || MK7 || MK6 || MPENTIUM4 || MPENTIUMM || MPENTIUMIII || MPENTIUMII || M686 || MK8 || MVIAC3_2 || MEFFICEON || MGEODE_LX || MCORE2 || MATOM

config X86_USE_3DNOW
def_bool y
@@ -387,7 +396,7 @@ config X86_P6_NOP

config X86_TSC
def_bool y
- depends on ((MWINCHIP3D || MCRUSOE || MEFFICEON || MCYRIXIII || MK7 || MK6 || MPENTIUM4 || MPENTIUMM || MPENTIUMIII || MPENTIUMII || M686 || M586MMX || M586TSC || MK8 || MVIAC3_2 || MVIAC7 || MGEODEGX1 || MGEODE_LX || MCORE2) && !X86_NUMAQ) || X86_64
+ depends on ((MWINCHIP3D || MCRUSOE || MEFFICEON || MCYRIXIII || MK7 || MK6 || MPENTIUM4 || MPENTIUMM || MPENTIUMIII || MPENTIUMII || M686 || M586MMX || M586TSC || MK8 || MVIAC3_2 || MVIAC7 || MGEODEGX1 || MGEODE_LX || MCORE2 || MATOM) && !X86_NUMAQ) || X86_64

config X86_CMPXCHG64
def_bool y
@@ -397,7 +406,7 @@ config X86_CMPXCHG64
# generates cmov.
config X86_CMOV
def_bool y
- depends on (MK8 || MK7 || MCORE2 || MPENTIUM4 || MPENTIUMM || MPENTIUMIII || MPENTIUMII || M686 || MVIAC3_2 || MVIAC7 || MCRUSOE || MEFFICEON || X86_64)
+ depends on (MK8 || MK7 || MCORE2 || MPENTIUM4 || MPENTIUMM || MPENTIUMIII || MPENTIUMII || M686 || MVIAC3_2 || MVIAC7 || MCRUSOE || MEFFICEON || X86_64 || MATOM)

config X86_MINIMUM_CPU_FAMILY
int
diff --git a/arch/x86/Makefile b/arch/x86/Makefile
index 8c86b72..c989eec 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Makefile
+++ b/arch/x86/Makefile
@@ -57,6 +57,8 @@ else

cflags-$(CONFIG_MCORE2) += \
$(call cc-option,-march=core2,$(call cc-option,-mtune=generic))
+ cflags-$(CONFIG_MATOM) += $(call cc-option,-march=atom) \
+ $(call cc-option,-mtune=atom,$(call cc-option,-mtune=generic))
cflags-$(CONFIG_GENERIC_CPU) += $(call cc-option,-mtune=generic)
KBUILD_CFLAGS += $(cflags-y)

diff --git a/arch/x86/Makefile_32.cpu b/arch/x86/Makefile_32.cpu
index 80177ec..30e9a26 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Makefile_32.cpu
+++ b/arch/x86/Makefile_32.cpu
@@ -33,6 +33,8 @@ cflags-$(CONFIG_MCYRIXIII) += $(call cc-option,-march=c3,-march=i486) $(align)-f
cflags-$(CONFIG_MVIAC3_2) += $(call cc-option,-march=c3-2,-march=i686)
cflags-$(CONFIG_MVIAC7) += -march=i686
cflags-$(CONFIG_MCORE2) += -march=i686 $(call tune,core2)
+cflags-$(CONFIG_MATOM) += $(call cc-option,-march=atom,$(call cc-option,-march=core2,-march=i686)) \
+ $(call cc-option,-mtune=atom,$(call cc-option,-mtune=generic))

# AMD Elan support
cflags-$(CONFIG_X86_ELAN) += -march=i486
diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/module.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/module.h
index 47d6274..e959c4a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/module.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/module.h
@@ -28,6 +28,8 @@ struct mod_arch_specific {};
#define MODULE_PROC_FAMILY "586MMX "
#elif defined CONFIG_MCORE2
#define MODULE_PROC_FAMILY "CORE2 "
+#elif defined CONFIG_MATOM
+#define MODULE_PROC_FAMILY "ATOM "
#elif defined CONFIG_M686
#define MODULE_PROC_FAMILY "686 "
#elif defined CONFIG_MPENTIUMII
--
1.6.3.1


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