Re: MaxLinear, please maintain your drivers was Re: [PATCH] leds: lgm: fix gpiolib dependency

From: Rahul Tanwar
Date: Tue Mar 16 2021 - 05:20:23 EST

Hi Arnd,

On 11/3/2021 6:01 pm, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> This email was sent from outside of MaxLinear.
> On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 6:48 AM Rahul Tanwar <rtanwar@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi Arnd, Pavel,
> >
> > Sorry for the hiccup due to missing email address in the email chain
> during the ownership transition.
> >
> > Henceforth, I will be the maintainer for all kernel drivers/code
> related to “formerly Intel’s now MaxLinear’s” Lightning Mountain SoC.
> >
> > Please send any Lightning Mountain SoC related issues email to Rahul
> Tanwar (rtanwar@xxxxxxxxxxxxx) and I will ensure that I address the
> issues in a timely manner.
> Thank you for the reply and for stepping up as maintainer.
> I tend to merge updates to the MAINTAINERS file as bugfixes the file
> contains
> the correct addresses at all times. If you sent an update for this to
> soc@xxxxxxxxxx,
> I'll get that merged.
> Since I think this is an x86 platform, you can alternatively send the
> same patch
> to the x86 maintainers.

Haven't sent any patch to update MAINTAINERS file yet. Thanks for your
suggestion. I will take it up soon..

> Are you also planning to maintain or add drivers for some of the older SoC
> generations from Ti/Lantiq/Infineon/Intel that are now owned by MaxLinear?
> It would be good to be explicit about which ones of these you are working
> with. From what I can tell, the arch/mips/lantiq/ platform is only for
> fairly
> old designs (xrx200 and older), while support for the slightly later mips
> and x86 based chips was submitted a few years ago but never merged.

Thank you for asking. At this point of time, our focus for upstreaming
and maintaining is on LGM(Lightning Mountain) SoC.


> > I will wait for more details on your fix request for LGM LED driver.
> Thanks.
> From my side, only an Ack on the original bugfix I sent [1] is needed, but
> Pavel had other concerns about the driver. I expect he will follow up on
> those
> with you.
> Arnd
> [1]
> <>