Upstream kernel submission was: OpenWrt on your Neo - some updates...

Michael Trimarchi trimarchi at
Fri Jul 10 00:06:44 CEST 2009


Lars-Peter Clausen wrote:
> Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
>> Am Dienstag, den 07.07.2009, 19:04 +0200 schrieb Lars-Peter Clausen:
>>> We also did a lot of cleanup and stability fixes to openmoko 
>>> specific device drivers, I certainly want to submit my changes but 
>>> I'm not sure if they will get accepted as some are basically 
>>> complete rewrites and also get rid of conceptually broken sysfs 
>>> entries.
>> -v please :)
> For example the jbt6k74 driver had one internal state variable 
> containing both resolution and power mode. So if you wanted to suspend 
> the driver you had to remember which resolution it has. And on resume 
> switch back to that resolution. This state was exported through sysfs. 
> But losing the resolution when changing power mode, is in my opinion a 
> bad design. So I got rid of it and with it the sys entry.
> Also there are some drivers which have mostly been rewritten and 
> producing a clean patch set for them will probably require quite some 
> work and time which I currently don't have.
I think that we can start from a clean linux repository align with the 
arm linux branch, Apply
to it the Nelson patchset that are in submission on the arm mailing 
list, and start with
your patchset for having a new tree.


> - Lars

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