[PATCH 0/4] ARM Versatile multi-platform support

Rob Herring robh at kernel.org
Thu Dec 10 09:23:53 PST 2015

On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 10:59 AM, Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier at arm.com> wrote:
> On 08/12/15 21:11, Peter Maydell wrote:
>> On 8 December 2015 at 20:44, Rob Herring <robh at kernel.org> wrote:
>>> Arnd lit a fire under me to dust this off and get it merged. So here it
>>> is. The main change from prior version is I merged all the code to a
>>> single file. It's a bigger patch than I'd like, but I don't think trying
>>> to do it in multiple steps is worth it.
>>> This is dependent on some solution for the default platform choice on
>>> !MMU builds (allnoconfig) as it can't be Versatile after this series.
>>> Arnd has some ideas on how to address that.
>>> This is tested under QEMU. Linus previously tested this on actual h/w
>>> and had a problem with the display identification which needs
>>> investigation or agreement to worry about it if and when someone
>>> actually cares.
>> I handed my PB hardware and its PCI backplane back to Will
>> and Marc some time back, so they're in the best position to
>> do testing of the PCI part on real hardware if needed these days.
> I don't really have the bandwidth to test that stuff right now, but I
> recently managed to score a few PCI backplanes (backplane only, without
> the massive case, so an ATX power supply is required to make use of it).
> Some documentation is available at [1].
> I could easily be convinced to part with one of them, and even drop it
> at a suitably located Linaro office, if that helps...

How about in a canal? That will cut the install base in half. ;)

We'll settle for an ack meaning "I don't have time to test, working
for qemu is good enough, we should merge this anyway and can pick up
the pieces later if any of the 2 or 3 people that have a system ever
really care."


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