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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/7] [RFC] ARM: remove Intel iop33x and iop13xx support
[ add Martin (if address is still valid) ]

On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 9:35 AM Arnd Bergmann <> wrote:
> There are three families of IOP machines we support in Linux: iop32x
> (which includes EP80219), iop33x and iop13xx (aka IOP34x aka WP8134x).
> All products we support in the kernel are based on the first of these,
> iop32x, the other families only ever supported the Intel reference
> boards but no actual machine anyone could ever buy.
> While one could clearly make them all three work in a single kernel
> with some work, this takes the easy way out, removing the later two
> platforms entirely, under the assumption that there are no remaining
> users.
> Earlier versions of OpenWRT and Debian both had support for iop32x
> but not the others, and they both dropped iop32x as well in their 2015
> releases.
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
> ---
> I'm just guessing that iop32x is still needed, and the other two are
> not. If anyone disagrees with that assessment, let me know so we
> can come up with an alternative approach.

I'm not sure who would scream if iop32x support went away as well, but
I have not followed this space in years hence copying Martin.

In any event:

Acked-by: Dan Williams <>

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