Re: [Linux-ia64] [PATCH] 2.4.3-ac14 remove three IA-64 related or phans from Configure.help

From: Michael Madore <mmadore_at_turbolinux.com>
Date: 2001-05-02 03:02:24
There is a stepping.efi command.  We include it in the TurboLinux Beta.  If
you need a copy let me know.

On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 11:41:43AM -0500, McCaffity, Ray wrote:
> Is there an easy way to tell what stepping your CPU supports?
> 
> Ray
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris McDermott [mailto:mcdermoc@us.ibm.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2001 10:49 AM
> To: scole@lanl.gov
> Cc: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk; elenstev@mesatop.com; esr@thyrsus.com;
> kaos@ocs.com.au; linux-ia64@linuxia64.org;
> linux-ia64-admin@linuxia64.org
> Subject: Re: [Linux-ia64] [PATCH] 2.4.3-ac14 remove three IA-64 related
> orphans from Configure.help
> 
> 
> 
> Actually, CONFIG_ITANIUM_PTCG is still required if you have systems with
> Itanium
> processor steppings less than B3. I still have some of these and I'm sure
> there are
> quite a few others out there who still do as well.
> 
> Chris McDermott
> IBM Linux Technology Center (LTC)
> IA-64 Enablement
> 
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>                     Steven Cole
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>                     <scole@lanl.gov>           To:
> alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk                                         
>                     Sent by:                   cc:
> linux-ia64@linuxia64.org, kaos@ocs.com.au, esr@thyrsus.com,      
>                     linux-ia64-admin@lin        elenstev@mesatop.com
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>                     uxia64.org                 Subject:     [Linux-ia64]
> [PATCH] 2.4.3-ac14 remove three IA-64 related  
>                                                 orphans from Configure.help
> 
>  
> 
>                     04/25/01 07:54 AM
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>                     Please respond to
> 
>                     scole
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> 
> Alan,
> 
> The following three Configure.help entries have been confirmed dead, or
> not needing help by Keith Owens.
> 
> The last of these, CONFIG_IA64_AZUSA_HACKS,  is listed by Keith as
> removed by a 2.4.2-ia64-010228 patch, but it still appears in 2.4.3-ac14.
> 
> Steven
> 
> --- linux/Documentation/Configure.help.ac14     Wed Apr 25 08:14:33 2001
> +++ linux/Documentation/Configure.help  Wed Apr 25 08:40:50 2001
> @@ -18611,22 +18611,6 @@
>    redirect interrupts to different CPUs.  Select N here if you're
>    unsure.
> 
> -Enable use of global TLB purge instruction (ptc.g)
> -CONFIG_ITANIUM_PTCG
> -  Say Y here if you want the kernel to use the IA-64 "ptc.g"
> -  instruction to flush the TLB on all CPUs.  Select N here if
> -  you're unsure.
> -
> -Enable SoftSDV hacks
> -CONFIG_IA64_SOFTSDV_HACKS
> -  Say Y here to enable hacks to make the kernel work on the Intel
> -  SoftSDV simulator.  Select N here if you're unsure.
> -
> -Enable AzusA hacks
> -CONFIG_IA64_AZUSA_HACKS
> -  Say Y here to enable hacks to make the kernel work on the NEC
> -  AzusA platform.  Select N here if you're unsure.
> -
>  Enable IA-64 Machine Check Abort
>  CONFIG_IA64_MCA
>    Say Y here to enable machine check support for IA-64.  If you're
> 
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Mike Madore
Software Engineer
TurboLinux, Inc.
Received on Tue May 01 10:02:55 2001

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