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Howto configure the Linux kernel / arch / powerpc / platforms / 85xx



  • Option: 85xx
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off)
    • depends on E500
    • default y


  • Option: PPC_INDIRECT_PCI_BE
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off)
    • depends on 85xx
    • default y

Freescale 85xx optionsEdit

    • depends on E500


"Machine Type"

    • depends on 85xx
    • default MPC8540_ADS


  • Option: MPC8540_ADS
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off) Freescale MPC8540 ADS
      This option enables support for the MPC 8540 ADS evaluation board.


  • Option: MPC8548_CDS
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off) Freescale MPC8548 CDS
      This option enablese support for the MPC8548 CDS evaluation board.


  • Option: MPC8555_CDS
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off) Freescale MPC8555 CDS
      This option enablese support for the MPC8555 CDS evaluation board.


  • Option: MPC8560_ADS
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off) Freescale MPC8560 ADS
      This option enables support for the MPC 8560 ADS evaluation board.


  • Option: SBC8560
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off) WindRiver PowerQUICC III SBC8560
      This option enables support for the WindRiver PowerQUICC III SBC8560 board.


  • Option: STX_GP3
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off) Silicon Turnkey Express GP3
      This option enables support for the Silicon Turnkey Express GP3 board.


It's often necessary to know the specific 85xx processor type.
Fortunately, it is implied (so far) from the board type, so we
don't need to ask more redundant questions.


  • Option: MPC8540
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off)
    • depends on MPC8540_ADS
    • default y


  • Option: MPC8548
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off)
    • depends on MPC8548_CDS
    • default y


  • Option: MPC8555
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off)
    • depends on MPC8555_CDS
    • default y


  • Option: MPC8560
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off)
    • depends on SBC8560 || MPC8560_ADS || STX_GP3
    • default y


  • Option: 85xx_PCI2
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off) Supprt for 2nd PCI host controller
    • depends on MPC8555_CDS
    • default y


  • Option: PPC_GEN550
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off)
    • depends on MPC8540 || SBC8560 || MPC8555
    • default y



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