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

Nelson Castillo arhuaco at
Fri Jul 10 01:53:24 CEST 2009

On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 5:06 PM, Michael
Trimarchi<trimarchi at> wrote:
> Hi,
> 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.

The patchset is already in mainline. Last time I checked I couldn't
make it boot but I haven't checked in the last few days. (There is
another thread in the OM kernel mailing list about this).

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