[U-Boot] [PATCH 5/7 v2] OMAP3: Add serial number based on die ID

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Sun Mar 1 19:57:58 CET 2009

Dear Dirk,

In message <49AA99BC.2080703 at googlemail.com> you wrote:
> >>> Add serial number based on OMAP3 die ID.

If it's a die ID, and if you really need to store this in an
environment variable, it should be probably called "dieid" or "die_id"
or similar ?

> > I agree that's a funny concept, but then we don't make any
> > specifications how a board vendor defines the serial numbe rof his
> > boards.
> > 
> > In other words: I don't care much.
> Any hint or proposal how to go on with now? Someone proposed to change 
> string 'serial#' to 'cpu#' in this patch. Would a patch with this 
> change get an ack?

"cpu#" (read: cpu number) seems wrong to me - I would probably expect
that this holds the CPU core number in a multi-core setup.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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