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Re: [PATCH v3 00/11] bcma: add support for embedded devices like bcm4716

To: Hauke Mehrtens <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 00/11] bcma: add support for embedded devices like bcm4716
From: "John W. Linville" <>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 14:42:31 -0400
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On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 01:20:04AM +0200, Hauke Mehrtens wrote:
> This patch series adds support for embedded devices like bcm47xx to 
> bcma. Bcma is used on bcm4716 and bcm4718 SoCs as the system bus and
> replaced ssb used on older devices. With these patches my bcm4716 
> device boots up till it tries to access the flash, because the serial 
> flash chip is unsupported for now, this will be my next task. This adds 
> support for MIPS cores, interrupt configuration and the serial console.
> These patches are not containing all functions needed to get the SoC to 
> fully work and support every feature, but it is a good start.
> These patches are now integrated in OpenWrt for everyone how wants to
> test them.
> This was tested with a BCM4704 device (SoC with ssb bus), a BCM4716 
> device and a pcie wireless card supported by bcma.
> @John could you please merge this into wireless-testing. I hope Ralf is 
> fine with it when some MIPS bits will go through wireless. This will 
> make it much easier for Linus to merge wireless-testing and the mips 
> tree together as there are many other changes for bcma in wireless-
> testing.

Any chance we could see an ACK from Ralf?

John W. Linville                Someday the world will need a hero, and you                  might be all we have.  Be ready.

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