[meta-freescale] which branch use 3.10.53 as default?

Otavio Salvador otavio at ossystems.com.br
Mon Jun 1 06:39:46 PDT 2015

On Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 6:07 AM, Isaac Nickaein <nickaein.i at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yocto 1.8 has been out and as you know the default kernel is 3.14.
> As I know, the latest kernel supported by Yocto Daisy and Dizzy are
> 3.10.17. Is there any plan to upgrade them to 3.10.53?
> We can still get and compile the 3.10.53 separately, but the GPU/IPU/VPU
> drivers provided by Yocto will be still 3.10.17. So I am seeking for a
> Yocto release with 3.10.53 kernel.
> It seems the Yocto Official releases by Freescale support 3.10.53 and
> their latest branch is daisy_3.10.53-1.1.2_patch.
> Do you recommend using that? Will that be an stable release (I know
> there will no be much upgrades and the patches will be solely bug
> fixes)?
> And last but not the least, why the kernel in Yocto community releases
> (Daisy/Dizzy) aren't upgraded to 3.10.53 ?

We don't upgrade the previous releases as it would impose a disruptive
change for existing users, and this is not possible. The 1.8 release
uses the 3.14 kernel but the GPU drivers are compatible with the
3.10.53 one so you can add your fork and it should work.

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