Re: [PATCH 0/4] ARM64: Initial Marvell IAP140 enablement
From: Robert Jarzmik
Date: Tue Feb 21 2017 - 17:27:03 EST
Andreas FÃrber <afaerber@xxxxxxx> writes:
> Hi Gregory,
> Am 20.02.2017 um 14:17 schrieb Gregory CLEMENT:
>> On dim., fÃvr. 19 2017, Andreas FÃrber <afaerber@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> This mini-series adds initial support for the Marvell IAP140 SoC (aka PXA1908)
>>> and the Andromeda Box Edge development board.
>> Given the name of the SoC (PXA1908) and the fact that you reuse driver
>> related to PXA, for me these SoC is neither a mvebu nor a berlin SoC.
> That matches my understanding.
> What I am reading out of the documentation Thomas pointed to is that
> ARCH_MMP would be more correct than ARCH_PXA, despite the PXA1908 name.
I agree here.
PXA for me are XScale micro-architecture based SoCs, quite old. PXA1908 has a
quite recent Cortex-A53 (or several of them), which makes me think its either an
MMP or something newer than MMP.
> MMP does help with driver compilation. Just for the OF earlycon I still
> need the PXA compatible fallback, or we would need to define an MMP
> earlycon. Since mmp2.dtsi does not use the pxa compatible, I'll look
> into the latter for v2.
> MMP sorts before MVEBU, unlike PXA.
> So MMP would mean Eric and Haojian only - I will drop the other Marvell
> maintainers for v2 then, except where review comments have been provided.