Re: ARM Linux Kernel Update

From: Albino B Neto
Date: Thu Nov 12 2015 - 20:13:13 EST

2015-11-12 21:46 GMT-02:00 Satay Epic <satayepic@xxxxxxxxx>:
> Hello,
> I've an ARM SL3516 board with Linux 2.6.15 and I've tool-chain setup.
> I could able to compile the GPL source. This board has red-boot.
> I would like to update the kernel to 3.8.24. My first attempt so not
> sure about anything I should know, gotchas etc.
> Any advice about the compilation , config will be appreciated.
> Redboot has option to upgrade kernel. So I guess I can use it once I
> get the kernel image compiled.
> I tried using the existing ".config" but not sure some SL3512
> specific options would work?
> Looking at the distribution, I don't see the "mach-sl2312" listed.
> Can you just copy it from the old distribution and does it work this
> way?
> There is this "mach-gemini" but it seems only for some W boards.
> Thanks in advance

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