[PATCH v4 0/2] ARM: PJ4B: fix for 3.10-rc

Gregory CLEMENT gregory.clement at free-electrons.com
Fri Jun 7 07:50:11 EDT 2013

On 06/07/2013 12:12 PM, Will Deacon wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 07, 2013 at 11:04:18AM +0100, Gregory CLEMENT wrote:
>> Hello,
>> This path set allows to fix one errata for PJ4B CPUs.
>> Without this the Armada 370 based board can't boot anymore since
>> 3.10-rc1. So this one really need to be applied on 3.10-rc.
>> As they were pending question for the second one, I preferred to keep
>> it apart awaiting the answers from the Marvell engineer.
>> Both of the patches of this series are needed to fix the issue. Indeed
>> if the CPU is not recognized as a PJ4B then the fix is not applied.
> Reviewed-by: Will Deacon <will.deacon at arm.com>

Thanks for your review.

> Does this need a CC stable as well? I know that my TLB patch tickled it, but
> that's not to say it couldn't occur with particular configurations of older
> kernels.

Well according to stable_kernel_rules.txt " It must fix a real bug
that bothers people (not a, "This could be a problem..." type thing)."

So I am not sure that it should go to stable. But it is arguable.
Then I will add the Cc: <stable at vger.kernel.org> flag to the patches
when I will submit them to Russell pacth system.


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