[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] arm soc platforms, new architectures

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Jun 20 16:03:46 UTC 2012

On 06/19/2012 07:39 AM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On a separate topic, I'd like to present the status of
> new architecture ports (if anything happens in this area).
> Things have calmed down a lot, with the last ones 
> (openrisc, c6x, hexagon) being submitted very cleanly
> and merged without much discussion, and not much
> news from nios2, lm32, arc or meta recently although all of
> those had people working on upstream submission in the past.
> The 64-bit ARM port that Catalin Marinas is working on will
> certainly draw more attention though. I think he should do
> a session about this himself, but as the primary contact
> for new architectures, I will certainly be involved in the
> discussion as well.

I would be very interested in the new architectures topic as well,
mostly because the cleaner the plugin to the kernel is the less painful
cross-architecture changes will be.


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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