[PATCH] arm: Add basic support for new Marvell Armada SoC family

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Tue May 15 11:27:00 EDT 2012

On Tuesday 15 May 2012, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> On the naming side, we are really open to what the community prefers.
> We knew there would be quite a bit of discussion around this, because
> there's a lot quite a few Marvell SoCs supported in various places, and
> it's not obvious what's the right place and name for a new SoC family.
> What about making it mach-marvell, which would contain the DT-enabled
> SoC support for Marvell SoCs? We can start with 370 and XP today, and
> gradually add future SoCs, or even port previous SoCs as they are moved
> to support the device tree.
> Again we're really open on the solution. Lior from Marvell can give all
> the necessary input to explain how the SoC family is organized.

The problem with mach-marvell is that it would be confusing in the presence
of pxa/mmp which I would probably still leave out of that directory, since
they are rather different inside.

I think we can just start with the existing plat-orion directory until
someone comes up with a better place.


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