[U-Boot-Users] comment in mpc8xx - cpu_init.c - line 76

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Fri Jan 28 21:53:29 CET 2005

Dear Peter,

in message <41FA5969.4050107 at web.de> you wrote:
> Line 76 in the most up-to-date version of 
> .../u-boot/cpu/mpc8xx/cpu_init.c tells me NOT to change EBDF.
> Do I need to stick to this... advice?

No - if you know _exactly_ what you're doing.

> So - is the comment in the code some kind of serious warning, for the 
> CPU will burn or crash if I try to change EBDF via software, or may I 
> ignore it? I'd need the hardware guys to put in some additional jumper 

You must not ignore it. You have to understand  what  it  means;  for
reference see "cpu/mpc8xx/speed.c"

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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