[PATCH V2] ARM: add support for BCM2708/BCM2835 and Raspberry Pi

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Sat Sep 8 15:27:47 EDT 2012

On Saturday 08 September 2012 11:41:45 Stephen Warren wrote:
> On 09/08/2012 06:37 AM, Simon Arlott wrote:
> > On 08/09/12 06:48, Stephen Warren wrote:
> > I don't know what you're trying to achieve. This does not add support
> > for the BCM2708.
> I'm trying to get upstreaming started, a little bit at a time. Right
> now, all work has been done outside the regular Linux ARM community. I
> feel it'd be much better to start feeding the work upstream. This will
> provide much better exposure for the work, and put it into a place
> that's more obvious for users, and useful for distros.
> Obviously, the next step after this patch is to upstream the interrupt
> controller and timer, to resolve the problem mentioned above. There's
> certainly still much more to do after that.

I think it would be good to get those reviewed and submitted in time for
the merge window, to have something that actually boots.

I agree that for review purposes starting out with just the minimal patch
was a good idea, but when the other stuff looks reasonable, we should also
try to get it in at the same time.


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