[PATCH V3 1/5] ARM: add infra-structure for BCM2708/BCM2835 and Raspberry Pi

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Wed Sep 12 05:01:26 EDT 2012

On Wednesday 12 September 2012, Stephen Warren wrote:
> From: Simon Arlott <simon at fire.lp0.eu>
> 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.
> http://www.broadcom.com/products/BCM2835
> http://www.raspberrypi.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/BCM2835-ARM-Peripherals.pd
> Note that the documentation in the latter .pdf assumes the MMU setup
> that's used on the "VideoCore" companion processor, and does not document
> physical peripheral addresses. Subtract 0x5e000000 to obtain the physical
> addresses.
> The BCM2835 SoC is used in the Raspberry Pi. This patch also adds a
> minimal device tree for this board; enough to see some very early kernel
> boot messages through earlyprintk. However, this patch does not yet
> provide a useful booting system.
> http://www.raspberrypi.org/.
> This patch was extracted from git://github.com/lp0/linux.git branch
> rpi-split from 3-4 months ago, and significantly stripped down and
> modified since.
> Signed-off-by: Chris Boot <bootc at bootc.net>
> Signed-off-by: Simon Arlott <simon at fire.lp0.eu>
> Signed-off-by: Dom Cobley <popcornmix at gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Dom Cobley <dc4 at broadcom.com>
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Warren <swarren at wwwdotorg.org>

Acked-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>

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