Re: [PATCH 0/4] ARM64: Initial Realtek RTD1295 enablement

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Thu Feb 16 2017 - 08:51:54 EST

On Tuesday, February 14, 2017 4:34:35 AM CET Andreas Färber wrote:
> This mini-series adds initial support for the Realtek RTD1295 SoC and
> the Zidoo X9S TV box.
> With these patches CPU0 can be booted with earlycon.
> PSCI doesn't work despite present in the vendor device tree; as enable-method
> it instead used a custom "rtk-spin-table" that I sadly have no source code of.
> The UARTs use a custom interrupt controller that I again lack source code of;
> with interrupts = <GIC_SPI 41 IRQ_TYPE_LEVEL_HIGH> it can boot into an initrd.
> The boot process is slightly twisted: The files need to be loaded from a
> 32-bit U-Boot, then boot into 64-bit U-Boot where the kernel can be booted.
> Similar to my previous Amlogic S905 work, the TEXT_OFFSET poses a problem, so
> a uImage needs to be used (or the kernel patched) for load address 0x00280000.
> I haven't succeeded loading an initrd via bootm/booti; but as quick workaround
> initrd=$rootfs_loadaddr,0x$filesize can manually be specified in $bootargs.


You can add my

Acked-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>

please them to arm@xxxxxxxxxx after the merge window as a patch
set, so we can add them for 4.12.