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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/8] x86/mrst: change clock selection logic to support medfield
On Tue, 11 May 2010, Alan Cox wrote:

> > > + pr_debug("cpuid result %x\n", regs[CR_EAX]);
> > > + pr_info("Moorestown CPU %s identified\n",
> > > + (mrst_cpu_chip == MRST_CPU_CHIP_LINCROFT) ?
> > > + "Lincroft" : "Penwell");
> >
> > Are we going to add one of those for each new family ? This is
> > really redundant bloat with no value.
> >
> > > + return mrst_cpu_chip;
>
> From the driver side we need this value determined and visible to the
> drivers because some things like the IPC interface need to know rather
> than getting the cpuid magic replicated around.

Ok. That makes sense. Is there more what MRST drivers need to know ?

Thanks,

tglx



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