Re: [Arm-netbook] getting allwinner SoC support upstream (was Re:Uploading linux (3.9.4-1))

From: luke.leighton
Date: Wed Jun 05 2013 - 19:54:10 EST

On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 12:40 AM, Henrik NordstrÃm
<henrik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> tor 2013-06-06 klockan 00:26 +0100 skrev luke.leighton:
>> no john - they've only added it to the multiplexed sections of the
>> drivers which they themselves have written. such as
>> drivers/usb/sun{N}i_usb/*.[ch], drivers/block/nand/sun{N}_i,
>> arch/arm/mach-sun{N}i and so on.
> And a number of SPI device drivers, USB device drivers, vendor provided
> device drivers, ......
>> the script.fex system deals with the pinmux issue in a very neat way that:
>> a) has very little impact on the rest of the kernel tree [citation
>> needed! i'm saying that: could someone please confirm if it's true]
> Not really the case. Actually the opposite. DT have this as well, and
> integrated in device probing. Allwinner need to hack every driver used
> to add their gpio requests to have pinmuxing triggered.

augh. ok. solutions. what are the solutions here?

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