[parisc-linux] Testing CPU detection
Thu, 24 Aug 2000 17:43:56 -0400
With some of the changes that have gone into the tree over the past week,
it is now important that we get CPU detection correct. So I took the
tables from the HWDB which are a lot more accurate than the ones which
were in the kernel before and built a new kernel using them.
I would be very obliged if people would boot the kernel which I've put up
and mail me (don't cc the list, please) the line which starts:
CPU might be a
It's fine on an A180 -- reports `PA7300LC (PCX-L2)'. I want to know
what other machines get. Thanks in advance to everyone who tests this
because I expect to be overwhelmed by mail from this :-). Once I have
a reasonable sample, I'll check the code in.
Oh -- just remembered. PA8600 (PCX-W+) processors aren't in this table.
people with J5600s will have to wait a few hours.
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