[OpenWrt-Devel] OpenWRT ppc44x target & the APM821XX SoC
chrisrblake93 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 06:33:30 EDT 2016
On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 5:24 AM, Imre Kaloz <kaloz at openwrt.org> wrote:
> 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. 
> Did you try to send these upstream?
The ar8035 patch has not been sent upstream as it was taken from the
Meraki GPL drop, but Christian Lamparter, the creator of the crypto
patch, submitted the crypto patch for review 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.
Will try to get this out then in the next 24~ or so hours. :)
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