[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 0/4] Gemini forward-port to kernel v4.14

Roman Yeryomin roman at advem.lv
Wed Apr 11 17:37:23 EDT 2018

On 2018-04-11 00:51, Linus Walleij wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 12:38 PM, Roman Yeryomin <roman at advem.lv> wrote:
>> I have tested them quickly yesterday on nas4220b board. Although I've
>> managed to boot it (had to fix rootfs image) ethernet and usb didn't 
>> work.
>> And I didn't check anything else.
>> I didn't yet look at the code but before I dive there I have a 
>> question: did
>> you have a chance to test it yourself on any of the boards? And if 
>> yes,
>> which one?
> Hm I tested mostly the rootfs and that the kernel would get to prompt.
> But for my D-Link devices I tested mostly with kernel v4.16 because
> I'm working close to mainline. Testing now it seems network is not
> coming up here either :/ as it works like a charm on v4.16 it must
> be some minor issue.

Looking at your tree...
I don't see any (affecting) differences in ethernet driver itself. 
Probably it's something else.. MDIO?

> I would guess Hans Ulli Kroll can help with USB, I just applied the
> patches and have nothing to test it with. I never used USB...

Hans, did you have a chance to test 4.14 (or 4.16) on any of gemini 

> The v4.16 stack is pretty small and there the network for sure
> works (not a finished patch set):
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/linusw/linux-nomadik.git/log/?h=openwrt-v4.16
> If it's hard to get v4.14 to backport we could maybe aim to
> use v4.16 instead? Or is there some OpenWRT baselining involved?

Yeah, generic comes first and that's not 10min work :)

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