This interface is currently used by the Intel / Lantiq voice Firmware.
This firmware is used by all Intel / Lantiq MIPS SoCs when they should
support analog voice.
What is the proposed timeline for the removal of this interface?
On 10/11/2016 03:42 PM, Matt Redfearn wrote:
The MIPS remote processor driver (CONFIG_MIPS_RPROC) provides a more
standard mechanism for using one or more VPs as coprocessors running
Here we deprecate this mechanism before it is removed.
Signed-off-by: Matt Redfearn <matt.redfearn@xxxxxxxxxx>
Changes in v3: None
Changes in v2: None
arch/mips/Kconfig | 5 ++++-
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
diff --git a/arch/mips/Kconfig b/arch/mips/Kconfig
index fd2468e71e63..3e767c373c7b 100644
@@ -2264,7 +2264,7 @@ comment "MIPS R2-to-R6 emulator is only available for UP kernels"
depends on SMP && CPU_MIPSR6
- bool "VPE loader support."
+ bool "VPE loader support (DEPRECATED)"
depends on SYS_SUPPORTS_MULTITHREADING && MODULES
@@ -2273,6 +2273,9 @@ config MIPS_VPE_LOADER
Includes a loader for loading an elf relocatable object
onto another VPE and running it.
+ Unless you have a specific need, you should use CONFIG_MIPS_RPROC
+ instead of this.