Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
> Detlef Vollmann wrote:
> > Hello,
> > the x86 branch supports kernel 2.6.19, but the ARM branch only supports
> > 2.6.15. Is there a specific reason for this?
> > Does anybody have a feeling what would be needed to be changed
> > for 2.6.19 support?
> I guess the reason is that it is some work that needs to be done. I had
> ported from 2.6.15 to 2.6.17, it was a trivial task as far as I could
> see, but never tried to port to 2.6.19. There were some architectural
> changes in 2.6.19, I do not know about their impact on the ARM
> architecture though.
Shortly before christmas I tried to port I-pipe for ARM to 2.6.19 during an
insane hacking session. ;-) I tried to do it with I-pipe 1.5 and not with
version 1.6 (as Philippe did it for x86) because I felt it could be less
work. But probably I was wrong because too much problems appeared that I did
not fix because the time is missing ATM. A cleaner approach surely would be
to port I-pipe 1.6 for ARM to 2.6.19. Perhaps I can find some time for a
second attempt soon.
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