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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2]Blackfin archtecture patche for 2.6.16
On 3/22/06, Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> wrote:
> Robin Getz <rgetz@blackfin.uclinux.org> wrote:
> >
> > Luke Yang wrote:
> > >On 3/21/06, Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> wrote:
> > > > - How widespread/popular is the blackfin? Are many devices using it?
> > > > How old/mature is it? Is it a new thing or is it near end-of-life?
> > > As a DSP, Blackfin has been there for years and is somewhat popular.
> > >But as a CPU which can run Linux, we are trying to make it popular.
> > >Anyway a 5$ chip runs Linux and can do audio/video codec is a good toy to
> > >play with.
> >
> > I would not describe it as a toy (sorry Luke),
> >
> > [ interesting info ]
> >
>
> Thanks.
>
> > If you think our patch sucks, fine - let us know where to fix it.
>
> It looks reasonable to me, from a ten-minute-scan.
>
> Well. All architecture ports suck. Yours sucks averagely ;)
>
> The todo list of which I'm aware is
>
> - use serial core in that driver
>
> - Fix up that ioctl so it a) doesn't sleep in spinlock and b) compiles
>
> - Use generic IRQ framework
>
> - Review all the volatiles, consolidate them in some helper-in-header-file.
>
> - Sort out maintainance issues, gather signed-off-bys. (Done, it appears)
>
> More things might come out once people start paying more attention, but if
> that's the extent of things, I'd be OK with a merge when you're ready.
Does this merge has to be within 1 week after the release, so we
have to wait for 2.6.17? Or this can be done on mm-tree?
>


--
Best regards,
Luke Yang
magic.yyang@gmail.com; luke.adi@gmail.com
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