RFC: layerscape: update to kernel 5.10
ms at dev.tdt.de
Tue Nov 2 03:49:05 PDT 2021
I have now found the cause of my boot problems with linux 5.10.
(see  for reference)
By changing the TEXT_OFFSET to 0x0 (instead of 0x80000 before) in the
commit  and deactivated kernel option CONFIG_RELOCATABLE the system
Thus, we now need to set the KERNEL_LOADADDR to 0x80000000 in the
target for kernel >= 5.8. (ATTENTION: but then kernel 5.4 can no longer
In addition, we should think about enabling CONFIG_RELOCATABLE in
avoid being completely in the dark in case of similar problems in the
Also, I am currently very unhappy with how the kernel patches are
handled in the
layerscape target. So far they seem to be taken "1 to 1" from the NXP
pile of patches is totally unmanageable and it is impossible to
is really needed and what is not.
There was already a small discussion about this .
I would like to make a clear CUT here and work as far as possible with
What is your opinion about this?
(maybe any performance drawbacks, missing features etc.)
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