[Ksummit-discuss] [TECH TOPIC] ARM legacy board DT conversion finalization

Jason Cooper jason at lakedaemon.net
Fri May 16 11:42:05 PDT 2014

On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 07:31:51PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-05-16 at 00:10 -0400, Jason Cooper wrote:
> > Joking aside, I concede your point.  It looks like the last two mvebu
> > legacy platforms (dove, mv78xx0) might get merged into mach-mvebu during
> > the next cycle.  After that, we can reach out to the Debian and OpenWRT
> > guys and see what legacy platforms are in use or rotting.  We can go
> > from there.
> I just removed ixp4xx from Debian as the kernel image wouldn't fit in
> the NSLU2's kernel partition any more (even after disabling quite a few
> features that are enabled in most other configurations).  iop32x was
> removed for the same reason, a while ago.

Hmmm, I have two NSLU2's, they might make a good platform for the
tinification/IoT work.  Small flash, small RAM, slow.

> Our 'legacy' (which I take to mean pre-v7) configurations are now
> kirkwood, mv78xx0, orion5x (all about to converge to mvebu) and
> versatile.

I'm not familiar with versatile, the others I've seen a few times. ;-)

Does Debian see any user activity with mv78xx0?  I know your build
system used to have boards with that SoC family, but are there any other



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