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Status of PMC MSP71xx support?

To: Marc St-Jean <bluezzer@gmail.com>
Subject: Status of PMC MSP71xx support?
From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2008 18:59:51 +0300
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On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 09:34:35AM -0600, Marc St-Jean wrote:

> Hi Adrian,

Hi Marc,

> It did compile with all patches, but at the time I moved on from PMC,
> several drivers patches needed more work and had not yet been accepted
> in the upstream kernel tree.
> 
> The contact at PMC that took over the work was Brian Oostenbrink, I'm
> forwarding this so he can answer you question.

thanks for this information.

Brian, are you or someone else working on getting all required stuff for 
making it usable into the kernel in the forseeable future?

In the current state what is shipped in the kernel tree is useless and 
a good candidate for removal.

> Marc

cu
Adrian

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