[PATCH] thermal: use upstream bcm2835 thermal driver for arm64
eric at anholt.net
Wed Aug 30 21:19:26 PDT 2017
Allen Wild <allenwild93 at gmail.com> writes:
> The downstream bcm2835-thermal driver (enabled with THERMAL_BCM2835)
> doesn't work on the Pi3 in 64 bit mode, but the upstream driver (enabled
> with BCM2835_THERMAL) can't be enabled for arm64 since the Broadcom
> Kconfig menu depends on ARCH_BCM which is only for 32-bit ARM.
> This patch enables the Broadcom thermal drivers Kconfigs for
> ARCH_BCM2835 and updates the bcmrpi3_defconfig to use the upstream
> bcm2835 thermal driver.
This submission probably won't go anywhere, since it's against the
downstream tree and they're not really watching this list.
If you'd like to send a pair of patches upstream, one to the thermal
subsystem for the Kconfig, and one to ARM for the upstream arm64
defconfig, that would be helpful. Be sure to use
scripts/get_maintainers.pl to figure out who you need to Cc, and see
Documentation/SubmittingPatches for general requirements
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