[uClinux-dev] [PATCH m68knommu] Improve short help of m68knommu/Kconfig/RAMSIZE for '0' case

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Fri May 21 02:01:29 EDT 2010


On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 07:49, Greg Ungerer <gerg at snapgear.com> wrote:
> Philippe De Muyter wrote:
>>
>> While it is explained in the long help text, meaning of '0' for RAMSIZE
>> is easily overlooked because is not mentionned in the short help text.
>> Add that.
>
> I am reluctant to change that string to something so long.
> When running menuconfig for example on a normal 80 column
> window the end is chopped of. I much prefer brief strings
> in the prompt line.

... "or auto-detect"?

Besides, "bootloader-based autodetection" is not the same as
"try to probe the RAM size at runtime".

>> Signed-off-by: Philippe De Muyter <phdm at macqel.be>
>> ---
>>  arch/m68knommu/Kconfig |    2 +-
>>  1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/m68knommu/Kconfig b/arch/m68knommu/Kconfig
>> index 064f591..af57ec1 100644
>> --- a/arch/m68knommu/Kconfig
>> +++ b/arch/m68knommu/Kconfig
>> @@ -566,7 +566,7 @@ config RAMBASE
>>          processor address space.
>>  config RAMSIZE
>> -       hex "Size of RAM (in bytes)"
>> +       hex "Size of RAM (in bytes), or 0 for bootloader-based autodetection"
>>        default "0x400000"
>>        help
>>          Define the size of the system RAM. If you select 0 then the

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

						Geert

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