[PATCH 21/21] ARM: Kirkwood: Remove DT support
Russell King - ARM Linux
linux at arm.linux.org.uk
Thu Feb 20 06:19:14 EST 2014
On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 11:58:54AM +0100, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 10:30:17AM +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Fri, 2014-02-07 at 18:34 +0100, Sebastian Hesselbarth wrote:
> > > On 02/07/2014 12:42 AM, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> > > > Now that all the device tree support is in mach-mvebu, remove it from
> > > > mach-kirkwood.
> > > >
> > > > Regenerate kirkwood_defconfig, removing all DT support, and a couple
> > s/DT/board-file/?
> We keep any system using -setup.c files, and remove the ability to
> boot systems with a DT description. Thus mach-kirkwood becomes legacy,
> and you should now be trying to only use mach-mvebu, compiled for v5
> systems and a second compile for v7 systems.
> There are four systems left in mach-kirkwood which don't have DT
> equivalent. These are LaCie 2Big and 5Big, HP t5325 thin client and
> Marvell OpenRD machines. I'm working on t5325 and Openrd. The sticking
> point is audio support, which no other board has done with DT yet.
> The two LeCie boards have a custom LED driver which needs a DT
> binding. My gut feeling is that we won't get these four converted to
> DT in time for 3.15.
> > > > of other redundent options have been removed in the process.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Andrew Lunn <andrew at lunn.ch>
> > > > ---
> > >
> > > Hmm, I wonder what Ian thinks of removing this so quickly again...
> > I don't want to stand in the way of progress. What version is this
> > targeting so I can setup our tooling to DTRT and append a DTB under the
> > correct circumstances.
> My aim is 3.15. Most patches have been Acked now, so i think we are on
> track for that.
> > I still need to figure out how to distinguish the variations, but I
> > think I have a plan there (via which PCI buses are present, which is a
> > bit skanky but seems like the most workable solution).
> Having the SoC ID available via lspci for systems using the new PCI
> driver might be in 3.14. It was considered a regression so might get
> merged into an rc. If not, it will be in 3.15.
> We have also talked about putting the SOC version and revision into
> /proc/cpuinfo, in the Revision field. However this has not happened
What's wrong with the soc subsystem (drivers/base/soc.c). This provides
a way to export SoC through standardised interfaces.
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