[PATCH 06/27] mips: Remove malta boards

Tom Rini trini at konsulko.com
Tue May 18 03:36:48 CEST 2021

On Tue, May 18, 2021 at 01:32:17AM +0200, Daniel Schwierzeck wrote:
> Hi Tom,
> Am Freitag, den 14.05.2021, 21:34 -0400 schrieb Tom Rini:
> > These boards have not been converted to CONFIG_DM_PCI by the
> > deadline.
> > Remove them.
> > 
> > Cc: Paul Burton <paul.burton at mips.com>
> > Cc: Daniel Schwierzeck <daniel.schwierzeck at gmail.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Tom Rini <trini at konsulko.com>
> > ---
> > As I hope these boards will get converted quickly I've not removed
> > all
> > of the other references to Malta and the associated PCI host
> > controller
> > drivers.
> it is not trivial to convert Malta and Paul is not involved with any
> MIPS anymore since 2019. I have this on my todo list for over one year
> but didn't find time ;)

Ah, ok.

> But Malta is rather important because it is the reference board for
> MIPS Qemu. It's also important for U-Boot CI due to build coverage for
> LE/BE and 32/64 bit and Qemu tests. The qemu_mips board also used for
> CI is deprecated and I definitely won't convert that. In fact I already
> sent patches to remove it with this release.
> Anyway I started to convert things and made good progress. But I need
> some more days to finish and test. When do you plan to apply the
> removal patch series?

The DM_PCI deadline was v2019.07, so after the v2021.07 release.  Based
on how DM_MMC went for this release, I expect it will be closer to
v2021.10-rc2 timeframe before I do the final remove and enforce.

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