Re: [PATCH 00/02] mach-shmobile: Emma Mobile EV2 - first shot

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On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 9:21 PM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Saturday 05 May 2012, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
>> Now, if you insist on us having a separate mach- directory for every platform
>> (SoC), we can do that I think, but then we should start with splitting up the
>> existing mach-shmobile into a number of SoC-specific directories rather than
>> adding new mach- directories for random new parts, because that goes against
>> our development history to date, which is important too IMHO.
>
> All the chips in there so far share a common ancestry and they all use a
> significant subset of the same drivers shared with arch/sh: i2c-sh_mobile,
> sh-dma-engine, sh_cmt, sh-sci, sh_tmu, intc, pfc and sh_clk. AFAICT, this one
> uses none of those and apparently was developed by NEC before the merger with
> Renesas.

Ah, I didn't know NEC joined Renesas, but Wikipedia proves you're right.

So, any similarities with the MIPS-based NEC EMMA SOCs, i.e. more code to
share?

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                        Geert

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