Re: [PATCH] Kconfig cleanup, part 1

From: Bjorn Helgaas <>
Date: 2004-01-17 09:32:09
On Friday 16 January 2004 2:39 pm, Peter Chubb wrote:
>  config IA64_HP_ZX1
> -	bool "HP-zx1"
> +	bool "HP"
> Please don't do this.  You'll get people selecting it for the HP
> I2000 and RX4610, which are *not* based on the ZX1 chipset, even
> though they're made by HP.

Yes, you're right.  And the result is particularly ugly -- 
booting an IA64_HP_ZX1 kernel on an i2000 gives no output at
all (at least on a serial console).

We do need something more general than HP-zx1, though.  It
already supports sx1000 as well.  I'll try to think of something.

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