[PATCH] gemini: Bump to kernel v5.10

Linus Walleij linus.walleij at linaro.org
Thu Apr 15 00:51:56 BST 2021

Hi Hauke,

On Tue, Apr 13, 2021 at 11:37 PM Hauke Mehrtens <hauke at hauke-m.de> wrote:

> The target kernel configurations should be small and most of the generic
> settings should be done in the target/linux/generic/config-* config file.
> The target configuration only contains the extra configuration options
> or the options which are different.
> You can add new generic options to target/linux/generic/config-5.10
> manually.

OK I get it, I sent a slew of patches to the generic config.

We drive-by contributors just assume the generic config is
Perfect(TM) you know, now I realize I have to contribute to that

> For example do you really need CONFIG_OABI_COMPAT for gemini?
> You should try to remove just most of the options which are not SoC
> specific.

Yups I managed to diet out a bunch of stuff.

> To test the new kernel configuration, building with all kernel modules
> activated is helpful. You can do it by activation CONFIG_ALL_KMODS=y in
> the OpenWrt configuration. This is what the build bot uses:
> https://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/targets/gemini/generic/config.buildinfo

OK building that now... thanks for all the hints!

Linus Walleij

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