[OpenWrt-Devel] Linux 4.x

Hauke Mehrtens hauke at hauke-m.de
Sat Jun 6 05:18:23 EDT 2015

On 06/06/2015 08:21 AM, Dirk Neukirchen wrote:
> On 05.06.2015 16:00, Baptiste Clenet wrote:
>> Hi OpenWRT developers,
>> Is there any plan to port OPENWRT on Linux 4.x? (Or is it already done?)
> There is a patch available for Kernel 4.1-rc1 [1]
> it does not apply cleanly anymore, have a look at my refreshed version [2]
> There might be some compile issues depending your target, see the other folders at [2]
> 4.x commits are a little bit on hold since CC which has 3.18 
> is not branched yet and probably needs some more testing
> Some testing results for 4.0/4.1:
> - afaik omap was running but produces an oops in bootup
> (afair Arch Linux produced an oops too during bootup)
> - ar71xx: ar8216/ar8316/ar8xxx driver is broken
> on 8337N and some unknown router (reported yesterday on IRC)
> look at [3] if anybody is interested
> References:
> [1]: http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/465774/
> [2]: https://github.com/plntyk/openwrt-patches/tree/master/kernel_4_1
> [3]: ar71xx with 4.1-rc1 switch driver error: paste.debian.net/205511

Because of the CC release kernel updates are on hold, we want to get the
existing stuff stable first.

If your are interested here are some patches to make kernel 4.1 work,
they are based on the patches Dirk referenced:

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