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Subject[PATCH v5 4/4] MIPS: Deprecate VPE Loader
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The MIPS remote processor driver (CONFIG_MIPS_REMOTEPROC) provides a
more standard mechanism for using one or more VPs as coprocessors
running separate firmware.

Here we deprecate this mechanism before it is removed.

Signed-off-by: Matt Redfearn <matt.redfearn@imgtec.com>
---

Changes in v5: None
Changes in v4: None
Changes in v3: None
Changes in v2: None

arch/mips/Kconfig | 5 ++++-
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/mips/Kconfig b/arch/mips/Kconfig
index 6faf7c96ee15..d5b5a25a49e8 100644
--- a/arch/mips/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/mips/Kconfig
@@ -2298,7 +2298,7 @@ comment "MIPS R2-to-R6 emulator is only available for UP kernels"
depends on SMP && CPU_MIPSR6

config MIPS_VPE_LOADER
- bool "VPE loader support."
+ bool "VPE loader support (DEPRECATED)"
depends on SYS_SUPPORTS_MULTITHREADING && MODULES
select CPU_MIPSR2_IRQ_VI
select CPU_MIPSR2_IRQ_EI
@@ -2307,6 +2307,9 @@ config MIPS_VPE_LOADER
Includes a loader for loading an elf relocatable object
onto another VPE and running it.

+ Unless you have a specific need, you should use CONFIG_MIPS_REMOTEPROC
+ instead of this.
+
config MIPS_VPE_LOADER_CMP
bool
default "y"
--
2.7.4
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