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SubjectRe: [PATCH] MIPS: Loongson64: Drop 32-bit support for Loongson 2E/2F devices
On Tue, Jan 02, 2018 at 09:29:46PM +0800, Jiaxun Yang wrote:
> On 2018-01-02 Tue 08:48 +0000,James Hogan Wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 26, 2017 at 12:21:38PM +0800, Jiaxun Yang wrote:
> > > Make loongson64 a pure 64-bit mach.
> >
> > Please expand to provide some rationale behind the change. Was 32-bit
> > support broken at runtime, or broken at build time, or are we simply
> > no
>
> The 32-bit support was broken at runtime, it doesn't boot anymore,
> witch is hard to debug because even early printk isn't working, also
> there are some build warnings. Some newer bootloader may not support
> 32-bit ELF. So we decide to drop 32-bit support.

Okay, please put that in the commit message so that somebody digging
through the history later (perhaps summarising what is new in the next
release) can understand the *why* as well as the what.

Cheers
James
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