WLAN with Linux SDIO: sneak preview

Andy Green andy at openmoko.com
Mon Nov 3 15:49:53 CET 2008

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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
| "Marco Trevisan (Trevi?o)" wrote:
|> Is it possible to get the same using the stable branch (maybe do you
|> have a patchset for it too)?
| I have an old patch set for some of it in
| http://svn.openmoko.org/developers/werner/wlan-spi/patches/
| But the big problem is that the S3C MCI driver in stable doesn't
| work properly with SDIO. The driver in stable-tracking and the
| one in stable are very different, so it may be hard to fix this.
| At the moment, the Linux SDIO stack only gives you some small
| benefits over the Atheros SDIO stack (mainly that you can use it
| as a module) and still causes a slight regression in performance,
| so I think there's no rush to bring the new stack to the masses.
| In any case, we should try to move towards using stable-tracking.
| We've been dancing around that switch for a very long time now,
| but it seems that the pieces are finally coming together.

Actually the issue with uplevelling has been making the suspend / resume
performance in stable-tracking better than that in stable, there's no
point moving up until that is the case.

As soon as the Glamo GPIO -> LCM stuff is fixed it'll be possible to see
where we are with it, literally.

- -Andy
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