Re: [PATCH v2 01/11] msm: Add CPU queries

From: Daniel Walker
Date: Mon Jan 24 2011 - 19:24:27 EST

On Mon, 2011-01-24 at 16:20 -0800, David Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 24 2011, Daniel Walker wrote:
> > On Wed, 2011-01-19 at 12:25 -0800, David Brown wrote:
> >> +#define cpu_is_msm7x01() 0
> >> +#define cpu_is_msm7x30() 0
> >> +#define cpu_is_qsd8x50() 0
> >> +#define cpu_is_msm8x60() 0
> >
> > Now that I look at this again, why not drop the "x" all together ?
> That might be better for the 8x60. The complexity is that most of the
> MSM chips have some variants, where the CPU running Linux isn't changed,
> but the modem CPU is different (think CDMA/UMTS). Until 8960, that was
> distinguished by the second letter.
> Either way doesn't quite match reality, unfortunately. There are
> devices using a MSM7201 and others using a MSM7601. As far as Linux is
> concerned, there isn't any difference between them. If someone wanted
> to try and identify the device they have with the code, it could be
> confusing for either name chosen.
> I was planning on turning msm8x60 into msm8660, since that seems to be
> the most common one. Perhaps the decoder ring should be put into the
> help text for the options so people can at least figure out which is
> which.

Are there any of those which do , right now, have Linux support for more
than one variant ?



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