[PATCH] Remove cflags from Makefile and fix Kconfig
From: Mark Allyn
Date: Mon Jan 18 2010 - 16:19:26 EST
This patch fixes bothe the Makefile and the Kconfig file
This is the fourth of seven patches for the rar_register driver
for Sunday, January 17, 2009
The rar stands for restricted access region. The restricted access
region is an area of memory that can be locked from access by the
The purpose of the restricted access region is to safeguard confidential
information from any unauthorized software running on the x86 processor.
The purpose of this driver is to enable other drivers to obtain
the address ranges of the restricted regions as well as lock them.
This patch is referenced off the linux-next repository as pulled
on Sunday, January 17, 2010
Signed-off-by: Mark Allyn <mark.a.allyn@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: January 17, 2010
drivers/staging/rar/Kconfig | 8 ++++++--
drivers/staging/rar/Makefile | 1 -
2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
diff --git a/drivers/staging/rar/Kconfig b/drivers/staging/rar/Kconfig
index 17f8bf3..e923178 100644
@@ -8,10 +8,14 @@ menu "RAR Register Driver"
tristate "Restricted Access Region Register Driver"
- default n
This driver allows other kernel drivers access to the
contents of the restricted access region control
+ registers. The restricted access regions are areas
+ of memory on the Intel ultra mobile platform which the
+ x86 processor (and software running thereupon) cannot
+ access for reading or writing. It is used the protect
+ sensitive information from unauthorized programms running
+ on the x86 processor.
diff --git a/drivers/staging/rar/Makefile b/drivers/staging/rar/Makefile
index d5954cc..7f1478b 100644
@@ -1,2 +1 @@
-EXTRA_CFLAGS += -DLITTLE__ENDIAN
obj-$(CONFIG_RAR_REGISTER) += rar_register.o
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