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[Xen-ia64-devel] Re: [patch] use ia64_platform_is and do not init ns1655

To: Jes Sorensen <jes@xxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-ia64-devel] Re: [patch] use ia64_platform_is and do not init ns16550 on sn2
From: Alex Williamson <alex.williamson@xxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 13:04:43 -0700
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On Fri, 2006-12-15 at 20:55 +0100, Jes Sorensen wrote:
> Alex Williamson wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-12-15 at 10:39 +0100, Jes Sorensen wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> This patch changes kernel_start() to use ia64_platform_is() and not
> >> init the 16550 driver on sn2. In addtion this eliminates the need for
> >> the old hpsim test function.
> > 
> >    I don't know if Xen currently runs under ski (anyone?), but wouldn't
> > it make sense add the is_platform_hp_ski() code to acpi_get_sysname()
> > before we break if for sure?  Thanks,
> Not sure I follow you here. I believe the ia64_platform_is() does pretty
> much the same thing and it's identical to how Linux does it.
> I don't think anything special is required ....

   acpi_get_sysname() will never return "hpsim" on a generic kernel,
therefore I don't see how ia64_platform_is("hpsim") could ever return
true under the current build configuration.  Thanks,


Alex Williamson                             HP Open Source & Linux Org.

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