The MIPS remote processor driver (CONFIG_MIPS_RPROC) provides a more
standard mechanism for using one or more VPs as coprocessors running
separate firmware.

Here we deprecate this mechanism before it is removed.

Signed-off-by: Matt Redfearn <matt.redfe...@imgtec.com>
---

Changes in v2: None

 arch/mips/Kconfig | 5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/mips/Kconfig b/arch/mips/Kconfig
index 2094cbcea0d4..071fc4585265 100644
--- a/arch/mips/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/mips/Kconfig
@@ -2263,7 +2263,7 @@ comment "MIPS R2-to-R6 emulator is only available for UP 
kernels"
        depends on SMP && CPU_MIPSR6
 
 config MIPS_VPE_LOADER
-       bool "VPE loader support."
+       bool "VPE loader support. (DEPRECATED)"
        depends on SYS_SUPPORTS_MULTITHREADING && MODULES
        select CPU_MIPSR2_IRQ_VI
        select CPU_MIPSR2_IRQ_EI
@@ -2272,6 +2272,9 @@ config MIPS_VPE_LOADER
          Includes a loader for loading an elf relocatable object
          onto another VPE and running it.
 
+         Unless you have a specific need, you should use CONFIG_MIPS_RPROC
+          instead of this.
+
 config MIPS_VPE_LOADER_CMP
        bool
        default "y"
-- 
2.7.4

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