[U-Boot-Users] POST on new architecture?

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Sep 15 00:40:29 CEST 2005

In message < at ptg1.spd.analog.com> you wrote:
> We were looking at adding POST support to our platform, and was digging 
> into POST/ether.c (which seems to be specific for Serial Communication 
> Controllers (SCC).

Indeed. The current code is mostly 8xx (and a little 82xx).

> I was wondering if it would be better to add the loopback control into the 
> specific ethernet driver? in ./drivers?

Maybe. But this is only part of the issues. Additionally, post/
should be cleaned up, and changed to deal with different processors.

> Or what way would you prefer to add testing of other architectures ethernet 
> / uart / usb peripherals?

Please see previous discussion on the mailing list.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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