Re: [RFC PATCH 0/5] Add smp booting support for Qualcomm ARMv8 SoCs

From: Kumar Gala
Date: Tue Apr 14 2015 - 10:44:31 EST

> On Apr 14, 2015, at 9:21 AM, Kumar Gala <galak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> So please come up with proper technical arguments rather than the kernel
>>>> should take whatever SoC vendors dreamt of.
>>> There is no technical argument to be made. This is about the
>>> community and you as maintainer wanting to accept code that complies
>>> to your decision or not.
>> If you are not willing to make technical arguments, I don't have to
>> provide any further reasons in this thread. It's your choice. In the
>> meantime, the short answer is NAK.

I assume you would than NAK someone trying to get support for their Nexus 9 Tablet using a Tegra K1. It appears the shipping code for that device didnât use PSCI (again guessing because it wasnât available at the time).

If so, I find this counter to the Linux kernel communities normal desire to support the most hardware platforms.

- k

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