Release goals for 22.XX

Hauke Mehrtens hauke at
Wed Oct 13 15:41:43 PDT 2021

On 10/14/21 12:03 AM, Sergey Ryazanov wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 11, 2021 at 12:12 AM Hauke Mehrtens <hauke at> wrote:
>> On 10/10/21 2:44 AM, Sergey Ryazanov wrote:
>>> On Fri, Oct 8, 2021 at 4:40 PM Rui Salvaterra <rsalvaterra at> wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 8 Oct 2021 at 11:09, Rui Salvaterra <rsalvaterra at> wrote:
>>>>> Nothing in this target has more than 32 MiB of RAM (most devices have
>>>>> 16 MiB) [1]. Just put it out of its misery. :)
>>>> Scratch that. After chatting with dangole, there may be some life in
>>>> it, after all. I have an ath25 device (FON2200) and didn't even
>>>> remember it.
>>> I am in the process of migrating ath25 to the 5.10 kernel. Initial
>>> build was trivial. But I need to restore the Marvel swconfig driver
>>> that was lost during the initial 5.10 kernel introduction, and
>>> carefully run-time test it.
>> Does it make sense to directly convert this board to the upstream DSA
>> driver for the Marvell 88E6060 switch:
>> It looks like our swconfig driver creates a bridge over all ports and
>> the DSA driver only allows communication between the individual port and
>> the CPU port.
>> I do not know how much effort this is and if you have the device for
>> testing.
> I do not think that migration to DSA without DT support will be a
> practical step. Let's keep it as is until we are able to run new
> kernels with it.


You are right as ath25 doesn't use device tree using DSA drivers would 
be hard. It is probably easier to stay with the swconfig driver.


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