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Re: [PATCH] Add support for Realtek Media Player SoCs

To: shmprtd@googlemail.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add support for Realtek Media Player SoCs
From: Arnaud Patard (Rtp) <arnaud.patard@rtp-net.org>
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2010 11:01:21 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, ralf@linux-mips.org
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shmprtd@googlemail.com writes:

> Hi,

Hi,

Please read Documentation/SubmittingPatches. One big patch is just
impossible to review (at least for me), please split it in fewer
chunks.


>
> I added support for at least one of the Realtek "Galaxy" SoCs to recent
> 2.6.36 kernel. Most of the patch is based on existing linux-mips code and
> a 2.6.12 kernel source released by some of Realtek customers.
>
> Currently, this allows to start the kernel and setup serial console.
> Further development/porting will have to be done for additional platform
> devices.

Do you have an exact status of the different platform device support ?
How do you deal with the audio/video support (for instance firmware
loading & their rpc stuff) ?

>
> This code is tested on a Realtek Mars SoC. Commercial product name
> is rtd1073dd but cpu/soc id is 0x1283. Other SoCs (Venus,Jupiter,Neptune)
> have not been tested, yet.

Do you know the differences between the different versions and/or have
public specs of the SoCs ?
Also, I'm seeing a lot of rtd128x in the file names... Commercial name
for the Venus is rtd1261 for instance. I find this really
confusing. I would be tempted to use mach-realtek but I don't know
enough the realtek mips SoCs to say if it's a good idea.


Arnaud

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