[PATCH 1/2] clps711x/ceiva: port to use physmap flash
Artem.Bityutskiy at nokia.com
Fri Jun 3 01:31:09 EDT 2011
On Fri, 2011-06-03 at 09:17 +0400, Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov wrote:
> On 6/3/11, Artem Bityutskiy <Artem.Bityutskiy at nokia.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2011-06-03 at 09:02 +0400, Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov wrote:
> >> On 6/3/11, Artem Bityutskiy <Artem.Bityutskiy at nokia.com> wrote:
> >> > On Thu, 2011-06-02 at 15:54 +0400, Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov wrote:
> >> >> Port ceiva machine to use physmap flash instead of custom mapping
> >> >> driver
> >> >> (which even can't compile cleanly with current kernels). All info
> >> >> is gathered from drivers/mtd/maps/ceiva.c. Compile tested only.
> >> >>
> >> >> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov <dbaryshkov at gmail.com>
> >> >> ---
> >> >> arch/arm/mach-clps711x/ceiva.c | 60
> >> >> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >> >> 1 files changed, 60 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> >> >
> >> > Is ceiva used and not dead? May be we could kill it completely?
> >> No functional changes to board file since start of git history. Also
> >> I don't know how useful can be contemporary Linux on 4 MiB of RAM
> > I also noticed that no one is interested in this board for long time. So
> > I suggest to remove ceiva support altogether via some arm tree.
> Anyway the patch removing mtd support can be pushed via mtd tree
> (there is really no point on mtd/maps/ceiva.c), and removing ceiva
> depends on Russell's decision.
If you care about conflicts and how to merge all that - you can remove
ceiva via the arm tree, and at the same time modify the driver in the
mtd tree, and we'll just put a not to the commit message that during the
merge this change has to be discarded. Linus did a similar thing this
merge window for one board which mtd modified and arm tree removed.
Artem Bityutskiy (Артём Битюцкий)
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