[LEDE-DEV] [RFC] brcm47xx: bump kernel to 4.4

Rafał Miłecki zajec5 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 08:25:50 PDT 2016

On 23 October 2016 at 19:49, Rafał Miłecki <zajec5 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23 October 2016 at 12:15,  <p.wassi at gmx.at> wrote:
>> As one of LEDE's TODOs is "Bump all kernels to v4.4", I've done
>> some testing on two brcm47xx devices (brcm47xx is still on kernel 4.1).
>> The devices I tested on + bootlog:
>> Linksys WRT54GL - https://pwassi.privatedns.org/lede/brcm47xx/#wrt54gl
>> ASUS WL500gP V2 - https://pwassi.privatedns.org/lede/brcm47xx/#wl500gpv2
>> I know, that there are much more devices on brcm47xx which are untested yet.
>> However, these are the ones I have at home to play with and everything seems
>> to work fine there. So what do you think about the following 'patch'?
> It breaks Linksys WRT300N V1 and that's why I still didn't bump it.
> Last time I talked with Felix we suggested some offset in lzmaloader,
> I hope to finally find time to try that...

I started working on this today, I reproduce see the issue during a
lot of tests until it magically disappeared. Then LEDE started booting
on my unit with kernel 4.4.

I bumped kernel with some lengthy description (for a further
reference, just in case):


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