[PATCH 4/4] ARM: ks8695: convert to generic time and clocksource

Greg Ungerer gerg at snapgear.com
Mon Sep 3 08:57:56 EDT 2012

Hi Liunus,

On 09/03/2012 10:02 PM, Linus Walleij wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 2, 2012 at 8:49 PM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de> wrote:
>> On Friday 31 August 2012, Linus Walleij wrote:
>>> (BTW I had not clue the 68K maintainer had a platform like
>>> this, fun!)
>> Note that this platform is one of those we talked about removing
>> from the kernel for potentially being completely unused.
> This clock stuff was a lackmus test from my side. The idea
> was that if noone tested the patches I would instead
> propose a patch deleting the platform.
> Guess what: Greg jumps out like jack-in-the-box.

That is annoying :-)

> I suspect
> some of these platforms may have more users than we
> believe.

I know the guys at www.opengear.com are still building hardware around
the KS8695. And they update to modern kernels from time to time. So its
not completely obsolete yet. I have some SnapGear boards based around it
too, though they went out of production about 2 years ago.


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