[OpenWrt-Devel] OpenWRT ppc44x target & the APM821XX SoC

Imre Kaloz kaloz at openwrt.org
Thu Mar 31 06:24:18 EDT 2016


On Thu, 31 Mar 2016 12:19:36 +0200, Chris Blake <chrisrblake93 at gmail.com>  

> Yep, currently my apm821xx target on the repo is based on the 4.4
> kernel, and has a few small patches in place for the ar8035 NIC, and a
> patch for fixing the Crypto driver for the apm821xx hardware. [0]

Did you try to send these upstream?

>>> I am also aware of another developer working on porting over another
>>> device that uses this SoC, so it would be nice to know which path of
>>> action is recommended as other PPC targets (ex, mpc85xx) have been
>>> branched out in the past.
>> Apples and oranges ;) The rule of thumb is "as long as there are more
>> differences than similarities, it should be a separate target".
> Awesome, will try and get this all drafted as a proper RFC then,
> unless you already have one submitted somewhere for this new target?

Feel free to send an RFC, I won't find time to update mine for at least a  
few more days.

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