ARM Linux Kernel Update
satayepic at gmail.com
Sat Nov 14 11:57:23 PST 2015
Thanks Arnd. I will try it out.
On Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 1:40 AM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de> wrote:
> On Thursday 12 November 2015 22:43:53 Albino B Neto wrote:
>> 2015-11-12 21:46 GMT-02:00 Satay Epic <satayepic at gmail.com>:
>> > 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.
> 3.8.24 is also really old already, try going to 4.1 or 4.3 right away,
> and submit any patches that you might need for integration into
> mainline Linux once you are done.
> See http://git.openwrt.org/?p=openwrt.git;a=tree;f=target/linux/gemini;h=b74c3d8f0100e2ac8a4d71c4d23c082db2993e63;hb=HEAD
> for a tree that has some of the missing parts for gemini, including a
> config and some drivers that might be helpful. This is based on 4.1
> and should be easy enough to forward-port to 4.3 if you want.
>> > I tried using the existing ".config" but not sure some SL3512
>> > specific options would work?
> Start with the config-4.1 file from openwrt.
>> > 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.
> mach-gemini is what you want.
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