[alsa-devel] [PATCHv4] dmaengine: Add support for BCM2835

Florian Meier florian.meier at koalo.de
Thu Nov 14 17:32:53 CET 2013

2013/11/14 Tomasz Figa <tomasz.figa at gmail.com>:
> On Thursday 14 of November 2013 17:14:31 Florian Meier wrote:
>> >> >> I am becoming desperate anyway that this migration will ever fully
>> >> >> take place....
>> >> >
>> >> > Why not? It's just a matter of people like you working on this (and
>> >> > addressing some review comments ;)).
>> >>
>> >> The most common comment about this is that people will not put effort in
>> >> the upstream kernel as long as there is no comfortable way for debugging
>> >> in the upstream kernel (i.e. at least USB support).......
>> >
>> > Right, you need USB to have ethernet working. Still, IMHO UART (for
>> > console) + ethernet (for file transfer or NFS root) is the reasonable
>> > setup allowing you to debug further drivers in a comfortable way.
>> I am fine with UART and switching SD cards :-)
>> But apparently this is not generally accepted.
> Still, isn't some work on USB support for RPi already going on? I believe
> Matt Porter (now on Cc) has been working on unifying dwc2 host-mode
> driver with Samsung s3c-hsotg device-mode driver (for the same IP) to
> get full OTG support on all applicable platforms.

That sounds great! I never heard about that.
Maybe some day it really happens that Raspbian uses the upstream kernel :-)

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