[PATCH] ARM: add support for BCM2708/BCM2835 and Raspberry Pi

Stephen Warren swarren at wwwdotorg.org
Thu Sep 6 21:52:44 EDT 2012

On 09/06/2012 04:10 PM, Simon Arlott wrote:
> On 06/09/12 17:53, Seth Jennings wrote:
>> (sorry for the dup Stephen, forgot to reply all :-/)
>> On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 12:07 AM, Stephen Warren <swarren at wwwdotorg.org> wrote:
>>> The BCM2708 is an ARM SoC from Broadcom. It is the primary SoC in a
>>> series which contains the BCM2835 amongst other variants. This patch
>>> adds very basic support for this series of SoCs, under the BCM2708 name.
>> Great work! I'm glad to see this heading upstream :)
>>> This series was extracted from git://github.com/lp0/linux.git branch
>>> rpi-next or rpi-linear from 3-4 months ago, and significantly stripped
>>> down and modified since.
> I don't know why you're using the rpi-linear branch when the rpi-split
> branch has the same content but everything already split into separate
> patches...

Honestly, I extracted most of this patch about 3 months ago, and don't
remember exactly which of the branches it was based on. Looking at
rpi-split, the code could just as well have come from there, so I'll
reword the commit description to mention that branch instead.

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