[ANDROID KERNEL PATCH 5/7] Update Kernel core files

Sean McNeil sean at mcneil.com
Thu Jan 29 14:27:03 CET 2009

Andy Green wrote:
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> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | Hi,
> |>
> |> I actually have everything patched correctly here with the exception
> |> of the drivers going into drivers/misc directly, but Michael seems to
> |> be showing good initiative in getting things into the kernel. It would
> |> be great if it could be done correctly, however, and placed in the
> |> appropriate place. i.e. kernel/power and either drivers/misc or
> |> drivers/staging/misc.
> | Well, I have a running android freerunner too with this patchset. So I
> | know how these drivers work,
> | I have done some fixes for the freerunner too, and my suspend/resume
> | works corrently in my release.
> | You can download the image from my web site or just recompile the 
> kernel
> | and use my rootfs. Well I'm sorry
> | that you are not so happy.
> If I understood it Sean's just saying they should be in
> staging/drivers/misc, and that they patchset meddles in printk.c.
> We're not driving upstream for this patchset Google is AFAIK, we just
> have to try to absorb what's being changed.  At the moment there is a
> staging/drivers/android in our tree so it's OK if we put it there today.
> ~ But next rebase we may have to move it again, I guess it's not a huge
> problem then.
> printk.c stuff is a bit messy for us to carry alone but it's OK.
> So I took the patches -- thanks for your work on it -- but we will need
> another round of moving / cleaning up next rebase to upstream it seems. 

Yes, indeed. That is all I'm saying. Your patches are appreciated.


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