[GIT PULL] Renesas ARM-based SoC defconfig for v3.8

Simon Horman horms at verge.net.au
Wed Oct 31 20:46:48 EDT 2012

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 09:41:27PM +0000, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 October 2012, Simon Horman wrote:
> > While I am more than happy to help address the issues raised in this
> > thread, and others that arise. There do seem to be a number of issues
> > between where we are now and a more generic shmobile_defconfig. I would
> > like consideration given to allowing the exixting, working, well-maintained,
> > per-board defconfigs to be updated until these issues have been resolved.
> Yes, no problem. This seemed like a low-hanging fruit initially but has
> turned into something much bigger now.
> Instead of attacking all these at ones, we can leave them as something
> worthwhile doing later. I noticed that out of the 11 shmobile defconfigs,
> only three (marzen, kzm9d and kzm9g) actually have a nonzero MEMORY_START.
> Maybe it's possible to consolidate all or some of the others first, since
> they should still work with the same uImage at the expense of just making
> the early debugging a little harder, as we discussed earlier.
> For all I know, these three boards are also the ones seeing the most
> ongoing development, so you could start by using a shared defconfig
> for the oldest (ARM11 based) boards at first that are also less likely
> to impact new development starting from the defconfig.

Thanks, good observations. I will look into that.

My expectation is that marzen and kzm9g will continue to see
heavy development in the near future.

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