[PATCH v2 0/2] powerpc: Remove support for ppc405/440 Xilinx platforms

Michal Simek monstr at monstr.eu
Mon May 25 10:03:44 UTC 2020

Hi Michael,

On 01. 04. 20 13:30, Michal Simek wrote:
> On 01. 04. 20 12:38, Takashi Iwai wrote:
>> On Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:35:16 +0200,
>> Michael Ellerman wrote:
>>> Michal Simek <michal.simek at xilinx.com> writes:
>>>> On 01. 04. 20 4:07, Michael Ellerman wrote:
>>>>> Michal Simek <michal.simek at xilinx.com> writes:
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>> recently we wanted to update xilinx intc driver and we found that function
>>>>>> which we wanted to remove is still wired by ancient Xilinx PowerPC
>>>>>> platforms. Here is the thread about it.
>>>>>> https://lore.kernel.org/linux-next/48d3232d-0f1d-42ea-3109-f44bbabfa2e8@xilinx.com/
>>>>>> I have been talking about it internally and there is no interest in these
>>>>>> platforms and it is also orphan for quite a long time. None is really
>>>>>> running/testing these platforms regularly that's why I think it makes sense
>>>>>> to remove them also with drivers which are specific to this platform.
>>>>>> U-Boot support was removed in 2017 without anybody complain about it
>>>>>> https://github.com/Xilinx/u-boot-xlnx/commit/98f705c9cefdfdba62c069821bbba10273a0a8ed
>>>>>> Based on current ppc/next.
>>>>>> If anyone has any objection about it, please let me know.
>>>>> Thanks for taking the time to find all this code and remove it.
>>>>> I'm not going to take this series for v5.7, it was posted too close to
>>>>> the merge window, and doing so wouldn't give people much time to object,
>>>>> especially given people are distracted at the moment.
>>>>> I'm happy to take it for v5.8, assuming there's no major objections.
>>>> Sure. Just to let you know Christophe Leroy included this patch in his
>>>> series about ppc405 removal. It should be the same.
>>>> If you don't want to take that alsa patch I can send it separately and
>>>> this patch can be taken from his series. I don't really mind but please
>>>> let me know what way you prefer.
>>> It's better to keep it all together, so I'm happy take the alsa patch as
>>> well, it's already been acked.
>> Sure, please go ahead.
> g8.

Can you please take this series? I know that there is v5 from Christophe
which has this 1/2 as 1/13. But I need this alsa patch too and I would
like to close this because it is around for almost 2 months and none
raised a concern about removing just these Xilinx platforms.


Michal Simek, Ing. (M.Eng), OpenPGP -> KeyID: FE3D1F91
w: www.monstr.eu p: +42-0-721842854
Maintainer of Linux kernel - Xilinx Microblaze
Maintainer of Linux kernel - Xilinx Zynq ARM and ZynqMP ARM64 SoCs
U-Boot custodian - Xilinx Microblaze/Zynq/ZynqMP/Versal SoCs

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 195 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/dri-devel/attachments/20200525/de55f038/attachment.sig>

More information about the dri-devel mailing list