[PATCH 0/9][RFC] GTA02/FreeRunner machine definition for linux-arm-kernel

Ben Dooks ben at simtec.co.uk
Tue Mar 31 23:15:14 CEST 2009

On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 01:54:36PM -0500, Nelson Castillo wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Sven Rebhan <odinshorse at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > 2009/3/31 Nelson Castillo <arhuaco at freaks-unidos.net>:
> >> We decided to send the patch-set to the OM kernel first in case someone
> >> can spot something wrong. If we are failing to credit someone please
> >> let us know. Most Signed-off-by entries were not touched. We should be sending
> >> this upstream ASAP (in 2 days or so).
> >
> > This is really great news! You probably also want to include the patch from
> >
> > http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/openmoko-kernel/2009-March/009709.html
> Sure. Adding it to the patch-set.

Sorry, the merge window is already in progress, and nothing more is being
accepted via the ARM tree. Please, next time, we need to see stuff at-least
by rc3 or so to allow a full review and some testing before getting it merged.

I'm already in enough trouble with Russell for the late patches turning up
before the merge window.
> > Btw, the proposed branch didn't boot on my machine. Maybe it's just a
> > config issue, but maybe not. So you should try to boot such a kernel
> > yourself. I would be very interested if you manage to boot into a root
> > system.
> Yes, it boots.
> $ ssh root at gta02
> root at gta02's password:
> root at om-gta02:~# uname -a
> Linux om-gta02 2.6.29-mokodev #1 PREEMPT Tue Mar 31 12:14:17 COT 2009
> armv4tl unknown
> I forgot to mention that this patch-set is based on the latest Linus
> tree as specified in the linux-arm-kernel FAQ. I asked Ben if he
> preferred another tree for this but I guess this one is OK.
> > Best regards and thanks for your effort!
> This time the effort is mostly Andy's. But now the submission work
> starts... Let's find out what bounces.
> N.-


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