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Re: which kernel tree for Au1500?

To: Bruno Randolf <br1@4g-systems.de>
Subject: Re: which kernel tree for Au1500?
From: Pete Popov <ppopov@mvista.com>
Date: 05 Feb 2003 08:53:53 -0800
Cc: linux-mips <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Wed, 2003-02-05 at 03:34, Bruno Randolf wrote:
> hello, 
> 
> we are developing a board based on the Au1500 SOC and we need to adapt the 
> linux kernel for it. since we need something working soon, we will 
> concentrate on the 2.4 version.
> 
> so i wanted to ask which kernel tree is recommended for the Au1x00 chipset. 
> i've found the tree on http://linux-mips.sourceforge.net/ and the 2_4 branch 
> of linux-mips.org look most promising, but they have various differences, 
> most obvious the hyd1100/ directory on sf and the db1x00/ directory on 
> linux-mips. another significant difference is that the sf version has power 
> management support and that linux-mips supports one more PHY in au1000_eth.c.

linux-mips.org is more up to date now and I don't plan on updating the
sourceforge tree anymore. You don't need the hyd1100 board since it's an
internal board only. The PM support ... I haven't tested it in
linux-mips.org but it need a little work anyway.

Pete


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