[PATCH 1/6 v12] ARM: Add basic architecture support for VIA/WonderMedia 85xx SoC's

Alexey Charkov alchark at gmail.com
Fri Jan 14 19:53:56 EST 2011

2010/12/28 Alexey Charkov <alchark at gmail.com>:
> 2010/12/23 Alexey Charkov <alchark at gmail.com>:
>> This adds support for the family of Systems-on-Chip produced initially
>> by VIA and now its subsidiary WonderMedia that have recently become
>> widespread in lower-end Chinese ARM-based tablets and netbooks.
>> Support is included for both VT8500 and WM8505, selectable by a
>> configuration switch at kernel build time.
>> Included are basic machine initialization files, register and
>> interrupt definitions, support for the on-chip interrupt controller,
>> high-precision OS timer, GPIO lines, necessary macros for early debug,
>> pulse-width-modulated outputs control, as well as platform device
>> configurations for the specific drivers implemented elsewhere.
>> Signed-off-by: Alexey Charkov <alchark at gmail.com>
> Russell, will you take this for .38? Please note that the last
> revision of this patch was also submitted to the ARM Linux patch
> tracking system:
> http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/developer/patches/viewpatch.php?id=6597/1
> Best regards,
> Alexey

Russell, I realize that there are quite a lot of other things to worry
about currently in the ARM Linux world, but could you please still
consider merging this patch before .38 window closes?

It has been (at different stages):
Reviewed-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
Reviewed-by: Ryan Mallon <ryan at bluewatersys.com>

There's also a patch to the i8042 input controller that Dmitry
Torokhov wished to be merged together with this code. That one is:
Acked-by: Dmitry Torokhov <dtor at mail.ru>
and available at:

Best regards,

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