[PATCH 5/6] ARM: dove: Remove watchdog from DT

sebastien requiem sebastien.requiem at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 14:25:28 EDT 2012

On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 2:33 PM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de> wrote:
> On Tuesday 25 September 2012, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>> On Tuesday 25 September 2012, Andrew Lunn wrote:
>> > > Regarding mv78xx0, I agree that I'm not sure what to do. The number of
>> > > supported platforms is small. Should we simply mark mv78xx0 deprecated
>> > > now, wait a few release cycles to see if anyone shows up, and see what
>> > > to do at this point?
>> We should let Sebastien Requiem comment. He is the only person outside of
>> Marvell who has contributed a board file for mv78xx0. If he's interested in
>> keeping it alive, he's hopefully also able to find the time to test the
>> devicetree version of that platform in mach-mvebu. Similarly, if anyone
>> has the MASA reference design, that one could be moved over to mach-mvebu
>> first.
>> There is a much smaller user base for mv78xx0 than for orion5x, so as long
>> as we can keep the support working with DT, we can throw out the legacy
>> code much faster than for orion. If it doesn't get put into mach-mvebu
>> and you can't find anyone who has hardware to test on, you could also
>> stop maintaining it and leave it to bitrot, but I wouldn't just remove it
>> on a fast track then.
> The address I used for Sebastien appears to be dead. Maybe this one still
> works.

Yes, this one works. Sorry for not having updated my email address.

I would be happy to convert the mv78xx0 platform to DT (and also do
the monkey work). My knowledge is quite limited regarding the recent changes
but I am sure that some of you could help me in the process.

Moreover, I still have a board to test at home.


sebastien requiem

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