[Arm-netbook] devicetree and testing

Jonathan Neuschäfer j.neuschaefer at gmx.net
Wed Apr 18 14:50:53 BST 2018

On Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 02:54:29PM -0600, Richard Wilbur wrote:
> So, sorry for being a bit thick headed, it just dawned on me what our
> priorities have to be and why:
> 1.  Hack together some tests under 3.4.104 that we can run on the extant
> drivers.
> 2.  Work on getting extant A20 drivers mainlined in the linux kernel.

In case you haven't seen it (although you probably have), Paul
Kocialkowski is working on a mainline driver for the video encode/decode
unit in allwinner SoCs:


> 3.  Create devicetree for DS113 v2.7.4 and v2.7.5, … (all extant versions
> of DS113 and microdesktop case).
> 4.  Work on getting devicetree with add/remove overlay support mainlined in
> the linux kernel (and u-boot?).

BTW, the GPIO nexus patch by Stephen Boyd was merged for 4.17:


As far as I understand it, this new syntax will be useful for specifying
devicetree overlays that work with multiple different SoCs.

Jonathan Neuschäfer

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