ARM Linux Kernel Update

Albino B Neto bino at
Thu Nov 12 16:43:53 PST 2015

2015-11-12 21:46 GMT-02:00 Satay Epic <satayepic at>:
> Hello,
> I've an ARM SL3516  board with Linux 2.6.15 and I've tool-chain setup.
> I could able to compile the GPL source.  This board has red-boot.
> I would like to update the kernel to 3.8.24.  My first attempt so not
> sure about anything I should know, gotchas  etc.
> Any advice about the compilation , config will be appreciated.
> Redboot has option  to upgrade kernel.  So I guess I can use it once I
> get the kernel image compiled.
> I tried using the  existing  ".config" but not sure some SL3512
> specific options would work?
> Looking at the distribution,  I don't see the  "mach-sl2312" listed.
> Can you just copy it from the old distribution and does it work this
> way?
> There is this "mach-gemini" but it seems only for some W boards.
> Thanks in advance

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