Ipipe-Patch for kernel version 5.4.23
jan.kiszka at siemens.com
Mon Mar 2 17:01:19 CET 2020
On 02.03.20 16:17, Greg Gallagher wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 7:38 AM Jan Kiszka via Xenomai
> <xenomai at xenomai.org <mailto:xenomai at xenomai.org>> wrote:
> On 02.03.20 11:00, Ralf Moder via Xenomai wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > I need the kernel version 5.4.23 in an embedded linux project
> because of driver stuff but also the Xenomai extension. How big is
> the probability that an I-pipe patch for the 5.4 version will be
> released in the next 2 to 3 months?
> I would first of all say that it's >0. But beyond that, it depends on
> the architecture: x86 should be available on 5.4 in the next months
> a probability >>50% as that will be my primary target for looking into
> how to move forward. ARM and ARM64 currently lacks a maintainer. If we
> are lucky, the base enabling via Philippe's dovetail queue will enable
> those more or less as well. But it will definitely take someone to take
> responsibility for those archs because my colleagues and I currently
> cannot invest beyond integrating contributions. There is also ppc32
> (which has a maintainer), but I suppose that this is not your target.
> Siemens AG, Corporate Technology, CT RDA IOT SES-DE
> Corporate Competence Center Embedded Linux
> If you need this for arm I was going to try to port the ipipe to 5.4 in
> the near future. Effort wise it shouldn't be too bad, but it all depends
> on how much the upstream changes impact us. What board are you targeting?
I suppose that questions addresses Ralf (provided he runs on ARM).
As mentioned before, our tiny test lab currently contains for ARM a
BeagleBone Black and QEMU instance.
> Jan, I can help out maintaining the ARM ipipe. We can talk offline if
> you'd like.
That would be great, looking forward!
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