[linux-yocto] [PATCH] ARC: Add nsimhs- and hsdk-standard configs
bruce.ashfield at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 07:46:18 PST 2019
On Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 10:30 AM Alexey Brodkin
<alexey.brodkin at synopsys.com> wrote:
> Hi Bruce,
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: linux-snps-arc <linux-snps-arc-bounces at lists.infradead.org> On Behalf Of Bruce Ashfield
> > Sent: Friday, February 8, 2019 6:16 PM
> > To: Alexey Brodkin <alexey.brodkin at synopsys.com>
> > Cc: linux-snps-arc at lists.infradead.org; Development list for the linux-yocto repositories <linux-
> > yocto at yoctoproject.org>; Khem Raj <raj.khem at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [linux-yocto] [PATCH] ARC: Add nsimhs- and hsdk-standard configs
> > On Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 9:29 AM Alexey Brodkin
> > <alexey.brodkin at synopsys.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > With ARC support ramping-up in upstream OE we're ready to
> > > build more complicated distributions and linux-yocto is
> > > a nice and configurable base for that.
> > >
> > > This commit adds support of 1 simulated board (nSIM) and
> > > the mast affordable and powerful to date development board (HSDK).
> > >
> > > Once Qemu port for ARC is functional (it's being actively developed now)
> > > we'll switch from nSIM to Qemu.
> > >
> > > Still it would be really good to keep nSIM support in linux-yocto for now
> > > as it allows for simpler testing as compared to real HW.
> > Looks good to me, the configs make sense and are clean.
> > I'd put this on master so it would be available for the 5.x -dev
> > kernel (and then any
> > future versions I release). If you want to test it on other versions
> > (i.e. 4.19), let me
> > know and I can put it there as well.
> Well I prepared those based on 4.19 branch so I know it works there.
> Now given 4.19 is the most recent LTS kernel is there a sense in adding these
> configs in 4.19 or OE/Yocto-wise 4.19 is no different than any other version?
> Given linux-yocto might be a base for many different projects I'd like to make
> sure ARC boards are available there so there will be an easy way to build and
> run basic stuff.
That's ok with me, I'll queue it for 4.19 as well.
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