[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCHv2] Linux 3.16 support on mvebu

Maxime Ripard maxime.ripard at free-electrons.com
Thu Oct 30 06:33:55 EDT 2014

On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 01:49:13PM +0100, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
> > Well, I don't think it was public enough then. The 3.16 patches have
> > been around for quite some time, some people actually tested it, sent
> > some feedbacks, we fixed some issues, before getting it merged.
> >
> > I don't think this is really the case for 3.18, is it?
> No. Testing & patches are welcome! We've just ported brcm47xx and
> bcm53xx patches to be able to actually test it.


> >> I didn't really spend hours working on 3.18 in some non-public way. I
> >> just ported most patches in ~2 hours and pushed what I got. Now I need
> >> help on cleaning that up.
> >>
> >> I'm also not sure about other of your patches. My only guess I ppl
> >> didn't focus on them since there wasn't 3.16 in the first place. Or
> >> maybe you could send separated patch per patch?
> >
> > The other patches were not related to 3.16, and were sent as a
> > separate patch set. Sending these patches one by one wouldn't make
> > much sense.
> Your 4 mvebu patches were sent fine. I was thinking about
> v2-0002-mvebu-Add-3.16-kernel-patches-and-configuration.patch
> v2-0003-mvebu-Switch-to-3.16.patch
> When working on mvebu target and 3.18 support please kindly send them
> as e-mail patches.

Yeah, I sent them that way because it's actually advertise that way in
the documentation, but it felt odd :)


Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering
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