Re: LPC43xx

Alexander Shiyan shc_work at
Sun Nov 16 23:39:50 PST 2014

Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:35:23 -0300 от Ezequiel Garcia <ezequiel at>:
> Hi Alexander,
> On 10/21/2014 01:34 PM, Alexander Shiyan wrote:
> > Hello all.
> > 
> > We started developing device which uses NXP LPC43xx CPU. I would like to add
> > support for this CPU series into barebox.
> > The problem is that there is no support for this architecture in the Linux kernel,
> > and it would upset the current concept (the barebox tree is very similar to Linux
> > tree and we not have any orphan arch-s).
> I'm working on the upstream Linux port for LPC43xx SoCs. The obvious
> choice would be mach-lpc43xx. The problem is that LPC18xx are similar
> SoCs, and I think it would make sense to have them in the same mach-xxx.
> Haven't made up my mind on this issue, and I suspect we won't find out
> until we push some patches upstream.
> Anyway, if you make any progress with the barebox port, I'd be happy to
> take a look and help you test it.

The kernel has existing mach-lpc32xx architecture. I think it would be appropriate
to rename it to mach-lpc and move the CPU-specific options in the local KConfig as first step.


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