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SubjectRe: [RFC] arm: Defer lookup of machine_type and vet of atags to setup.c
On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 8:19 PM, Nicolas Pitre <nico@fluxnic.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Jan 2011, Grant Likely wrote:
>
>> Since the debug macros no longer depend on the machine type
>> information, both the machine type lookup and the atags vetting can be
>> deferred to setup_arch() in setup.c which simplifies the code
>> somewhat.
>>
>> This patch removes both __machine_type_lookup and __vet_atags() from
>> head.S.  The atags vetting is moved to setup_arch().  machine_type
>> lookup is already called from setup_machine() in addition to where it
>> was called from head.S.
>
> While at it, you could also remove the code for __lookup_machine_type,
> lookup_machine_type and __error_a, replacing that with a C
> implementation living in setup.c instead.  If this code is not called
> from head.S anymore, there is no reason to keep it there any longer.

Certainly. I'll draft that up as a separate patch and post it tomorrow.

g.
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