Anybody working on Samsung S3C64xx support

Juergen Beisert jbe at
Thu Sep 29 02:29:42 EDT 2011

Sascha Hauer wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 02:58:08PM +0200, Juergen Beisert wrote:
> > Myself wrote:
> > > is anybody working on Barebox support for the ARM11 based S3C6410 CPU
> > > from Samsung (just to be sure to not re-invent the wheel)?
> >
> > When adding the S3C6410 CPU support: Should I try to extend the existing
> > S3C24xx family (its uses an ARMv4 core) with the ARMv6 core S3C64xx
> > family, or better a separate mach-* directory? Both CPUs sharing some
> > peripherals, but with many little differences (known from i.MX...)
> I would recommend the same directory. The core v6 vs. v6 is irrelevant
> for the port and the fact that they share peripherals suggests that it's
> not that different from the older Samgsungs. What does the kernel do?

The kernel uses "arch/arm/mach-s3c2440 and "arch/arm/mach-s3c64xx" 
with "arch/arm/plat-s3c24xx" and "arch/arm/plat-samsung". So, no easy answer. 
Maybe this structure has only historical reasons.
I will try to include both SoCs into one directory.


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