[PATCH 0/2] Marvell Armada 375 and 38x timer support
daniel.lezcano at linaro.org
Tue Feb 11 08:09:03 EST 2014
On 02/11/2014 02:07 PM, Jason Cooper wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 02:03:57PM +0100, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
>> On 02/10/2014 08:07 PM, Ezequiel Garcia wrote:
>>> Hello Daniel,
>>> This small series adds support for the two new Marvell ARM SoCs:
>>> the Armada 375 and Armada 38x.
>>> These new SoCs are based on Cortex-A9 CPU cores, and share a
>>> number of peripherals with their predecessors in the mach-mvebu
>>> family. The core support (arch/arm/mach-mvebu) for these SOCs have just
>>> been posted, and we're aiming at having this merged for 3.15.
>>> The A375 SoC timer is modeled matching the A370 timer, while the
>>> A38x SoC timer is modeled matching the AXP timer. However, we'd like
>>> to keep the compatible strings as SoC-specific.
>>> In the past, we've had trouble chosing a common compatible string, resulting
>>> in the introduction of per-SoC compatibles. Such compatible-string change
>>> of course implies breaking backards compatibility, and was only possible
>>> after agreeing that the old compatible wasn't used in production.
>>> So, in order to avoid such problems, we think it's better to keep them
>>> Gregory CLEMENT (2):
>>> clocksource: armada-370-xp: Add support for Armada 375
>>> clocksource: armada-370-xp: Add support for Armada 38x
>>> .../bindings/timer/marvell,armada-370-xp-timer.txt | 13 ++++++++----
>>> drivers/clocksource/time-armada-370-xp.c | 23 +++++++++++++++++++++-
>>> 2 files changed, 31 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
>> Applied to my tree for 3.15.
> Please hold off until we've resolved the discussion regarding adding
> unneeded compatible strings. It's under patch 6 in the main series
> adding support for this new SoC.
> [PATCH 06/11] ARM: mvebu: add Armada 380/385 support to the system-controller driver
Ok, thanks for the heads up.
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