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Date:	Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:28:45 +0200
From:	Pavel Machek <>
To:	Aaro Koskinen <>
Cc:	Pali Rohár <>,
	Rob Herring <>,
	Ivaylo Dimitrov <>,
	Russell King <>,
	Sebastian Reichel <>,
	Will Deacon <>,
	"" <>,
	Santosh Shilimkar <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ARM: /proc/cpuinfo: Use DT machine name when possible

On Thu 2014-06-19 00:10:39, Aaro Koskinen wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 09:22:29PM +0200, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > So without this patch DT migration for Nokia N900 cannot be done 
> > without breaking userspace - which is not acceptable...
> I guess the fact is that the Nokia N900 proprietary userspace has
> never worked properly with the mainline kernel without severe patching,
> so you cannot really talk about any regression. If you cannot fix
> those programs, you could still probably emulate the old Nokia kernel's
> /proc/cpuinfo by providing some text file and bind mounting it, no?

Actually, yes, it worked pretty well with some close-to-mainline

And bind-mount on /proc/cpuinfo is beyond ugly, don't you think?
(cesky, pictures)
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