[U-Boot] [PATCH 00/25] SPEAr: Update platform support for SPEAr3xx/6xx

Amit Virdi amitvi128 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 14:56:07 CET 2012

Hello Stefan,

On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 6:45 PM, Stefan Roese <sr at denx.de> wrote:
> Hi Amit,
> On Wednesday 07 March 2012 13:03:49 Amit Virdi wrote:
>> This patchset updates the SPEAr support in the u-boot. It contains various
>> bugfixes and enhancements.
>> The patches have certain dependencies on the drivers, so should be applied
>> once the driver patches are frozen. The various drivers on which these
>> patches depend are:
>> 1. USB device controller:
>> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.boot-loaders.u-boot/125220/focus=126598
>> 2. USB OTG: Patch (USB:gadget:designware USB OTG implementation)
>> 3. ST_SMI: http://lists.denx.de/pipermail/u-boot/2012-February/118672.html
>> 4. FSMC_NAND: http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/143167/
>> 5. Designware ethernet controller:
>>    http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.boot-loaders.u-boot/126029
>> In a subsequent patchset, more features shall be added along with cleanup
>> of the directory structure.
> Thanks for all this work.
> We already talked about this off list. I think it makes much sense to install
> an SPEAr U-Boot custodian, to offload Albert a bit. As I understand there are
> more SPEAr patches to be seen soon. And I also have some waiting here (SPL
> support etc).
> So who would be best suited to become SPEAr custodian? Amit, you yourself? Or
> Vipin Kumar, as he is currently listed as maintainer for the SPEAr eval
> boards?
> Comments?

Today, the best candidate for SPEAr custodian is Vipin. He has great
experience on SPEAr and has been working for past so many years.
However, we need his consent before appointing him the custodian ;-)

Vipin, please share your opinion.

Amit Virdi

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