[PATCH] clean up subarchitecture selection

Christoph Hellwig (hch@lst.de)
Mon, 30 Dec 2002 03:00:35 +0100

shorter and/or more descriptive choice names, add a full (tho still
commented out entry) for the visw, based on the 2.4 Configure.help

--- 1.21/arch/i386/Kconfig Sun Dec 29 19:45:51 2002
+++ edited/arch/i386/Kconfig Mon Dec 30 02:03:34 2002
@@ -43,13 +43,13 @@
default PC

config PC
- bool PC
+ bool "IBM PC (and compatible)"
Choose this option if your computer is a standard PC or compatible.

config VOYAGER
- bool "NCR Voyager Architecture"
- ---help---
+ bool "NCR Voyager"
+ help
Voyager is a MCA based 32 way capable SMP architecture proprietary
to NCR Corp. Machine classes 345x/35xx/4100/51xx are voyager based.

@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@
say N here otherwise the kernel you build will not be bootable.

config X86_NUMAQ
- bool "Multiquad (IBM/Sequent) NUMAQ support"
+ bool "IBM/Sequent NUMAQ"
This option is used for getting Linux to run on a (IBM/Sequent) NUMA
multiquad box. This changes the way that processors are bootstrapped,
@@ -68,7 +68,7 @@
email to Martin.Bligh@us.ibm.com

config X86_SUMMIT
- bool "IBM x440 (Summit/EXA) support"
+ bool "IBM x440 (Summit/EXA)"
This option is needed for IBM systems that use the Summit/EXA chipset.
In particular, it is needed for the x440.
@@ -77,7 +77,16 @@

# Visual Workstation support is utterly broken.
# If you want to see it working mail an VW540 to hch@infradead.org 8)
-#bool 'SGI Visual Workstation support' CONFIG_VISWS
+#config X86_VISWS
+# bool "SGI 320/540 (Visual Workstation)"
+# help
+# The SGI Visual Workstation series is an IA32-based workstation
+# based on SGI systems chips with some legacy PC hardware attached.
+# Say Y here to create a kernel to run on the SGI 320 or 540.
+# A kernel compiled for the Visual Workstation will not run on PCs
+# and vice versa. See <file:Documentation/sgi-visws.txt> for details.


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