Re: [PATCH 00/11] ARM: multi_v7_defconfig: Enable Zynq/Xilinx drivers

From: SÃren Brinkmann
Date: Mon Aug 25 2014 - 10:42:18 EST

On Fri, 2014-08-22 at 09:17PM -0700, Olof Johansson wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 08:54:25AM -0700, Soren Brinkmann wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I went through the defconfig and searched for Zynq drivers. The result is
> > this series of patches. The first few are all for Zynq and pretty much
> > straight forward. The second half is mostly soft-IP, I think. That
> > soft-IP works with Zynq devices, but I'm not sure whether those should
> > go into the multi_v7 defconfig.
> Thanks, SÃen!
> There's no need to split up into individual patches like this, but it was
> convenient in case I wanted to only apply a few of them. I took them all
> as one patch, and used your series description as commit message since
> none of the individual patches had any. :)

Yeah, that was my thinking. It's easier to squash things than splitting.
Thanks for taking it.

> As far as "unusual" drivers in the multiconfig; yeah, we need to deal
> with that at some point due to kernel size. We're likely to switch ti
> using modules first, but it'll make things slightly more complicated
> since people will need to start dealing with initrds and at least I
> don't have a good setup for that in my test farm yet. :-)

I agree. Monolithic kernels make those things a lot easier.


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