[Gta04-owner] Donations to investigate suspend current?

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Thu Apr 10 15:40:16 CEST 2014


Am 10.04.2014 um 15:14 schrieb Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller:

> 
> Am 10.04.2014 um 15:08 schrieb ben deering:
> 
>> O
>>> Well, 3.7 is working quite well - but has limitations in power
>>> management. 3.12 is working almost on the same level of functionality
>>> (only the 3D-GPU driver is missing), but AFAIK nobody did look into
>>> power management yet. So it is quite unknown if it is better or worse
>>> - and in which areas.
>>> 
>>> But: the biggest challenge ahead is to stabilize 3.15ff.
>>> 
>>> Why shouldn't we simply stick with 3.7?
>>> 
>>> IMHO because 3.14 already is a major breakthrough into a brighter
>>> future. We have almost everything converted to "Device Tree". And
>>> after that is done, we do no longer have to maintain some of our own
>>> patches, because the mainline kernel is fully concentrating on the
>>> device tree based devices. Therefore we are also trying to upstream
>>> our diffs (I submitted 4 simple patches today). Patches coming from
>>> linus/master will then no longer make big problems as in the past and
>>> tracking will just need a git merge linus/master.
>>> 
>> I agree with the idea of staying on the latest kernel and merging GTA04
>> code upstream and only suggested looking at the older kernels because
>> we know that is when the regression was introduced.
>> 
>> It sounds like I should build a newer kernel this week and see if there
>> are any easy things I can help with instead.
> 
> Yes, that would be fine!
> 
> The latest one is currently here:
> 
> 	http://git.goldelico.com/?p=gta04-kernel.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/3.15-rc0
> 
> Unfortunately it locks up the kernel with the OMAP_HDQ driver (we did
> already ask LKML for help) which must be deconfigured first.
> 
> I think i should now update the list of known bugs on the issues tracker
> (will need a little time):
> 
> 	http://projects.goldelico.com/p/gta04-kernel/issues/	

Ok, done. here are the Critical bugs:

	http://projects.goldelico.com/p/gta04-kernel/issues/label/1084/open/

BR,
Nikolaus



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