[PATCH 0/4] Make Armada 375 use the reference clock when possible

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Mon Nov 3 13:29:23 PST 2014

Dear Ezequiel Garcia,

On Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:43:29 -0300, Ezequiel Garcia wrote:

> > Marvell has always said they are not interested in having Z1 supported
> > in mainline, except as a first step to start getting the 375 support in
> > mainline. I have been waiting for everyone of us to have access to 375
> > A0 platforms, which is now the case. So I believe we can probably get
> > rid of the 375 Z1 support entirely.
> > 
> > It saddens me to know that a shiny development board in the office will
> > no longer be useful for anything else but its own physical beauty, but
> > I believe that's a normal retirement strategy for a very early
> > development platform :-)
> > 
> I'm afraid I have news for you. Even now, the board is almost unusable,
> as the mvpp2 network driver only supports A0 (Z1 support was never even
> planned).
> So you have a NAS development board without network... sounds pretty
> useless to me :)

Who needs network these days? :-)

Well, joke aside, I'm fine with seeing the Armada 375 Z1 support go

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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