Re: leds-atmel-pwm and atmel-pwm-bl removal

From: Hans-Christian Egtvedt
Date: Sun Mar 16 2014 - 13:29:13 EST

Around Fri 14 Mar 2014 20:49:30 +0100 or thereabout, Alexandre Belloni wrote:
> Hi,
> With the new generic pwm framework and the pwm-atmel driver using it, we
> don't need leds-atmel-pwm or atmel-pwm-bl anymore. However, a few boards
> are still using those:
> arch/arm/mach-at91/board-sam9263ek.c
> arch/arm/mach-at91/board-sam9m10g45ek.c
> arch/avr32/boards/atngw100/mrmt.c
> arch/avr32/boards/merisc/setup.c
> arch/avr32/boards/favr-32/setup.c
> Some other avr32 boards are compiling it as a module but don't seem to
> make any use of it.
> I will take care of the mach-at91 boards and I can test on those. I can
> do the same for the avr32 boards but I won't be able to test (only
> to compile). Is anyone of you interested in testing those changes ?

mrmt.c is an addon board for NGW100 IIRC, I do not have one.

favr-32 is a board I do not really recall where originated from, I do not
have one either.

> I couldn't reach the initial authors of those files...
> Could we simply remove the driver from the avr32 boards ? I'm under the
> impression that they don't get much interest anyway, since april 2009,
> I only see tree wide changes and I can't believe they didn't get broken
> a way or another.

I'll be happy to accept a patch that removes the use of the non-generic
driver, preferably compile tested.

Hans-Christian Egtvedt
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