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Subject[PATCH v2 6/6] MIPS: Deprecate VPE Loader
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The MIPS remote processor driver (CONFIG_MIPS_RPROC) provides a more
standard mechanism for using one or more VPs as coprocessors running
separate firmware.

Here we deprecate this mechanism before it is removed.

Signed-off-by: Matt Redfearn <matt.redfearn@imgtec.com>
---

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 2094cbcea0d4..071fc4585265 100644
--- a/arch/mips/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/mips/Kconfig
@@ -2263,7 +2263,7 @@ comment "MIPS R2-to-R6 emulator is only available for UP kernels"
depends on SMP && CPU_MIPSR6

config MIPS_VPE_LOADER
- bool "VPE loader support."
+ bool "VPE loader support. (DEPRECATED)"
depends on SYS_SUPPORTS_MULTITHREADING && MODULES
select CPU_MIPSR2_IRQ_VI
select CPU_MIPSR2_IRQ_EI
@@ -2272,6 +2272,9 @@ 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.
+
config MIPS_VPE_LOADER_CMP
bool
default "y"
--
2.7.4
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