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Re: Debian ARM architectures and subarchitectures

Hector Oron <hector.oron@gmail.com> writes:

> Hello,

>   I am not sure how current Debian subarchitectures map to. Is it just
> a giving name? Do they map to platform devices in linux kernel? Do
> they map to machine devices?

I've not checked but I guess it's following the name of the mach-*
directories in the kernel.

>   If I were to add support for Freescales' i.MX51 cores, which would
> be the agreed subarchitecture?
>   * mx51
>   * mx5
>   * mx5x
>   * imx51
>   * imx5
>   * imx5x

I would say mx5 as in mach-mx5 in the kernel but someone needs to check
if it's really possible to have mx50/mx51/mx53 in same kernel. I
remember some people on l-a-k ml saying it was not possible.


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