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Re: [PATCH anaconda/master] Add support to determine the ARM processor variety and select the correct kernel to install.



Note that we are now sending the patches for a review to
anaconda-patches lists fedorahosted org mailing list.

On Wed, 2012-07-11 at 15:01 -0500, David A. Marlin wrote:
> Attached is my latest version of this patch.  It was made against the 
> current anaconda/master and applied to 17.29 for testing on F17.
> 
> d.marlin
> ========
> 
> David A. Marlin wrote:
> >
> > Attached is my latest version of the ARM processor variety patch.  It 
> > incorporates suggestions made previously, and was made against 
> > anaconda/master (but applied to 17.29 for testing).
> >
> > I simplified the hash/lookup by consolidating some machine types, but 
> > I understand this may still be unacceptable.  I am currently tracking 
> > master and carrying these patches locally.  I keep the rpms in a local 
> > repo for testing.
> >
> > We are working on a method of exposing the platform in userspace, but 
> > that is not in place yet.  Would it be possible to accept this as an 
> > interim solution with the expressed intent that the hash would be 
> > removed as soon as an alternative solution is available?  If not, 
> > would a version of this patch with the hash/lookup stubbed out be 
> > acceptable?  I would like to get as much of this upstream as possible, 
> > to minimize the patch(es) I need to carry locally and simplify keeping 
> > up with master.  Any suggestions are appreciated.
> >
> > Note: We successfully completed a test kickstart install on an ARM 
> > system today using the modified anaconda-17.29.
> >
> >
> > d.marlin
> >
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> 
> differences between files attachment
> (Add-support-to-determine-the-ARM-processor-variety.patch)
> Signed-off-by: David A. Marlin <dmarlin redhat com>
> ---
> diff --git a/pyanaconda/iutil.py b/pyanaconda/iutil.py
> index 8fe818d..b0d9adc 100644
> --- a/pyanaconda/iutil.py
> +++ b/pyanaconda/iutil.py
> @@ -621,6 +621,42 @@ def getPPCMacBook():
>          return 1
>      return 0
>  
> +## Get the ARM processor variety.
> +# @return The ARM processor variety type, or 0 if not ARM.
> +def getARMMachine():
> +    if not isARM():
> +        return 0
> +
> +    armMachine = None
> +    machine = None
> +
> +    # ARM machine hash
> +    armType = {
> +                'OMAP'                : 'omap',
> +                'trimslice'           : 'tegra',
> +                'Marvell Armada XP'   : 'mvebu',
> +                'Marvell GuruPlug'    : 'kirkwood',
> +                'Efika MX'            : 'imx',
> +                'Highbank'            : 'highbank',
> +              }
> +
> +    f = open('/proc/cpuinfo', 'r')
> +    lines = f.readlines()
> +    f.close()
> +    for line in lines:
> +        if line.find('Hardware') != -1:
> +            machine = line.split(':')[1]
> +            break
> +
> +    if machine is not None:
> +        for type in armType.items():
> +            if machine.find(type[0]) != -1:
> +                armMachine = type[1]
> +                break
> +
> +    return armMachine
> +
> +
>  cell = None
>  ## Determine if the hardware is the Cell platform.
>  # @return True if so, False otherwise.
> diff --git a/pyanaconda/platform.py b/pyanaconda/platform.py
> index 8870374..1611797 100644
> --- a/pyanaconda/platform.py
> +++ b/pyanaconda/platform.py
> @@ -335,6 +335,7 @@ class Sparc(Platform):
>          return start+1
>  
>  class ARM(Platform):
> +    _armMachine = iutil.getARMMachine()
>      _bootloaderClass = bootloader.GRUB2
>      _boot_stage1_device_types = ["disk"]
>      _boot_mbr_description = N_("Master Boot Record")
> @@ -343,6 +344,10 @@ class ARM(Platform):
>  
>      _disklabel_types = ["msdos"]
>  
> +    @property
> +    def armMachine(self):
> +        return self._armMachine
> +
>  def getPlatform(anaconda):
>      """Check the architecture of the system and return an instance of a
>         Platform subclass to match.  If the architecture could not be determined,
> diff --git a/pyanaconda/yuminstall.py b/pyanaconda/yuminstall.py
> index 0ca534b..63d077d 100644
> --- a/pyanaconda/yuminstall.py
> +++ b/pyanaconda/yuminstall.py
> @@ -1465,6 +1465,11 @@ reposdir=/etc/anaconda.repos.d,/tmp/updates/anaconda.repos.d,/tmp/product/anacon
>              if selectKernel("kernel-PAE"):
>                  foundkernel = True
>  
> +        if not foundkernel and iutil.isARM():
> +            if anaconda.platform.armMachine is not None:
> +                selectKernel("kernel-" + anaconda.platform.armMachine)
> +                foundkernel = True
> +
>          if not foundkernel:
>              selectKernel("kernel")
>  
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