Re: [PATCH] Remove cflags from Makefile and fix Kconfig
From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Mon Jan 18 2010 - 18:31:20 EST
On Mon, 18 Jan 2010 13:22:54 -0800 Mark Allyn wrote:
> 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
> x86 processor.
> 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
> --- a/drivers/staging/rar/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/staging/rar/Kconfig
> @@ -8,10 +8,14 @@ menu "RAR Register Driver"
> config RAR_REGISTER
> 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.
> + 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
> --- a/drivers/staging/rar/Makefile
> +++ b/drivers/staging/rar/Makefile
> @@ -1,2 +1 @@
> -EXTRA_CFLAGS += -DLITTLE__ENDIAN
> obj-$(CONFIG_RAR_REGISTER) += rar_register.o
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