Re: [PATCH v4 0/20] MMP platform fixes

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Nov 28 2018 - 16:44:51 EST


> > this series contains contains a bunch of MMP2 platform fixes.
> >
> > Previous spins of the patch set were sent out over the course of last
> > three months to the MMP platform maintainers, with Arnd and
> > linux-arm-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on copy.
> >
> > Unfortunatelly, MMP maintainers (Eric Miao and Haojian Zhuang) don't
> > seem to respond anymore. That's a shame, because the MMP2 support seems to
> > in need for some love. The DT/multiplatform kernels can't even boot without
> > 14/20, 15/20 and perhaps more.
> >
> > I'm wondering if this cat gen in via the arm-soc tree? Would it be
> > appropriate if I followed up with a MAINTAINERS update in that case?
> Yes, sounds good to me. I looked through the series again, and
> found one patch that seems wrong to me. Everything else should
> just go in.

Sounds good to me.

> Patches that are purely bugfixes should probably also get backported
> to stable kernels, so please add a 'Cc: stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx' tag
> in the changelog for things that are required to make older kernels
> work correctly (as opposed to adding features that were never supposed
> to work), and describe in the changelog which kernel versions should
> see that backport.

Dunno, I'd be careful there. MMP2 was broken long ago and mainline
never booted on olpc-1.75 AFAICT. Seems like noone cares about
MMP2. I'd just keep it out of stable; stable is for bugs when someone

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