Re: Please Add Marvell mv78xx0 flavour
On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 03:36:53AM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
>On Wed, 2012-01-25 at 15:49 +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> Following up on the conversation from last week...
>> Attached is a diff for squeeze. This kernel boots and runs fine on
>> arne.debian.org, just tested. The diff between the new config.mv78xx0
>> and config.orion5x is tiny (mostly comments), but they're not
>> compatible as a single flavour:
>Right. But I look at these two configurations and cannot understand the
>reasoning behind the driver selection.
>They have PCI, but a lot of PCI drivers disabled. I assume this is
>because there are no PCI slots? If that is the case then there are a
>whole lot more PCI drivers that cannot be used and should be disabled,
>which will cut the compile time down significantly.
Ah, no. They have PCI slots and could probably support most PCI
things, I just didn't consider that so far, basing on config.orion5x.
Is it preferred to add everything that might work for these boards, or
acceptable to go for a more minimal config to help reduce build time?
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
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