svn commit: r184194 - in head/sys: conf mips/conf
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Fri Oct 24 22:53:06 UTC 2008
From: Marcel Moolenaar <xcllnt at mac.com>
Subject: Re: svn commit: r184194 - in head/sys: conf mips/conf
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 09:04:32 -0700
> On Oct 24, 2008, at 1:50 AM, Bruce M. Simpson wrote:
> > Warner Losh wrote:
> >>> Add mips/conf/DEFAULTS and populate it with:
> >>> machine arm
> >>> device mem
> >>> device uart_ns8250
> >>> options GEOM_BSD
> >>> options GEOM_MBR
> >>> Remove the first three from all kernel configuration files
> >>> (sometimes commented-out) and change geom_bsd and geom_mbr
> >>> from standard to optional.
> >> We shouldn't be using DEFAULTS for this.
> > I agree. Marcel, can you please back this change out (at least the
> > mips or SENTRY5 part of it) ?
> > uart support isn't ready on SENTRY5; shipping these drivers in a
> > default configuration just adds dead wood on a platform where kernel
> > size is critical.
> I have no problem reverting, but the reasons you put forward
> don't hold. uart(4) is not enabled by default so there's no
> change to the SENTRY5 configuration at all in that respect.
> Please provide other grounds for reversal.
(1) You didn't ask us first.
(2) Others have said this is a bad idea.
(3) There's appears to be a conensus that we should move the other way
from what you are doing.
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