[PATCH 1/2] ARM: kirkwood: add appended DTB support in kirkwood_defconfig
andrew at lunn.ch
Wed Jul 2 07:31:57 PDT 2014
On Wed, Jul 02, 2014 at 10:25:10AM -0400, Jason Cooper wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 02, 2014 at 03:46:55PM +0200, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 02, 2014 at 02:56:17PM +0200, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> > > Most of the Kirkwood platforms use fairly old bootloaders that don't
> > > have Device Tree support, so it makes sense to enable appended DTB
> > > support by default, as well as the backward compatibility with ATAGS
> > > passed by the bootloader for those platforms. It helps having a
> > > defconfig that works fine out of the box for most Kirkwood platforms.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
> > > ---
> > > arch/arm/configs/kirkwood_defconfig | 2 ++
> > Hi Thomas
> > I plan to remove mach-kirkwood this cycle. So kirkwood_defconfig will
> > get removed. Please could you patch mvebu_v5_defconfig instead?
> Do we need to? There may be users who want to build a non-multiplatform
> kernel for kirkwood, or dove... It certainly takes less time than a
> multiplatform build.
mvebu_v5_defconfig is a single platform build, since kirkwood is the
only mvebu v5 device. In future orion5x could be added, but i don't
expect a huge build time difference.
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