ARM Linux Kernel Update

Satay Epic satayepic at
Thu Nov 12 17:07:54 PST 2015

Thanks Albino

On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 4:43 PM, Albino B Neto <bino at> wrote:
> 2015-11-12 21:46 GMT-02:00 Satay Epic <satayepic at>:
>> 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.
>> Redboot has option  to upgrade kernel.  So I guess I can use it once I
>> get the kernel image compiled.
>> I tried using the  existing  ".config" but not sure some SL3512
>> specific options would work?
>> 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.
>> Thanks in advance
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>             Albino

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