[xenomai-images][PATCH v3] kernel/linux-xenomai: Update versions

Quirin Gylstorff quirin.gylstorff at siemens.com
Wed Aug 21 15:51:54 CEST 2019



On 8/21/19 12:42 PM, Jan Kiszka wrote:
> On 21.08.19 12:07, steven.seeger flightsystems.net via Xenomai wrote:
>> Hi Quirin. It looks like I need to move powerpc over to 4.19 as well. 
>> I have
>> been discussing this with some industry partners.
>>
> 
> In fact, there is even no ppc support for xenomai-images yet. At least a 
> qemu virtual test target would be of high value, though.
> 
> I was briefly discussing this with Quirin, but there are some risks, 
> effort-wise. First, we have no idea if Debian/Isar will "just work" for 
> a ppc32 target - likely no one did that before, though adding MIPS to 
> Isar was trivial. And then we have no idea about the required 
> qemu-system setup to test the result. I mean, we could have a look but 
> we may quickly need support by a ppc expert or need to stop again when 
> things become too nasty.
> 

After a short look into it: Adding ppc32 to Debian/Isar could take some 
major effort as Debian no longer supports the ppc32 architecture[1].

[1] https://www.debian.org/ports/powerpc/

Quirin



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