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SubjectRe: Old platforms: bring out your dead
On Sun, Jan 10, 2021 at 4:51 PM Neil Armstrong <> wrote:
> Hi Arnd,
> Le 08/01/2021 à 23:55, Arnd Bergmann a écrit :
> > After v5.10 was officially declared an LTS kernel, I had a look around
> > the Arm platforms that look like they have not seen any patches from
> > their maintainers or users that are actually running the hardware for
> > at least five years (2015 or earlier). I made some statistics and lists
> > for my article last year [1], so I'd thought I'd share a summary
> > here for discussion about what we should remove. As I found three
> > years ago when I removed several CPU architectures, it makes sense
> > to do this in bulk, to simplify a scripted search for device drivers, header
> > files and Kconfig options that become unused in the process.
> ...
> > * oxnas -- added in 2016, but already old then, few changes later
> There is still active users in the openwrt community, so it would be goods to keep it for now.
> And we have an OX820 board in KerneCI so it's still maintained & boot-tested.

Ok, taken off the list now.

Thanks for the clarification,


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