[PATCH v2 00/13] ARM: spear multiplatform support

vipul kumar samar vipulkumar.samar at st.com
Wed Mar 13 02:04:05 EDT 2013

On 3/13/2013 11:29 AM, Viresh Kumar wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 12:46 AM, Arnd Bergmann<arnd at arndb.de>  wrote:
>> This is the second time I post the SPEAr multiplatform patches.
>> It did not work out for 3.9, mostly because of conflicts against
>> patches in the DMA tree, but also because I did not push very
>> hard for these. The patches are basically unchanged now, just
>> some context differences since I rebased them on top of 3.9-rc2.
>> I'm adding them to the arm-soc tree for 3.10 now. If there are
>> any bugs, let's fix them on top of this branch. It would be
>> good to get some more testing on the branch though.
> I thought i would meet you at Connect, but last time i didn't come and
> this time you :)
> Anyways thanks for all the good work you have done for SPEAr. These
> are already Acked by me
> @Vipul: Can you give these a try? Please consider following which we got
> from the last discussion:

ohk, i'll test this patch set and update you ASAP.

> From: Arnd...
> Thanks for testing out the patches. I forgot about the loadaddress,
> which indeed does not get set for multiplatform kernels, because
> the kernel does not know the correct address when it depends on
> the platform you are booting on.
> The recommended solution for this is to boot a normal 'vmlinux'
> or 'zImage' file rather than a uImage file. If you u-boot version
> is too old for that and you cannot update, you can manually
> call 'mkimage' to create a uImage file with the correct load
> address.


Vipul Samar

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