Key Points for wider discussion

Team Highlights

Cycle 11.11 planning

  • 11.05 Work Items reconciliation
  • UDS sessions setup
  • Preparing drafts for 11.11 blueprints

Upstream oriented activities

  • Git pull request for Tixy's ARM kprobes patches to RMK.
  • More work on the kernel decompressor acting funny. A third issue wasdiscovered by Tony Lindgren. Reworked previous patches and prepared a Git branch for RMK to pull.
  • Submitted RCU priority boosting to LKML, got good initial feedback. On track for the 2.6.40 merge window.

Linaro kernel activities

  • Initial review of the proposed Freescale kernel patches. Sent comments/questions to Eric Miao.
  • Merged the following in linaro-2.6.38:
    • Merged v2.6.38.4.
    • Merged Tixy's kprobes work.
    • Replaced SMP futex support with Will Daecon's version, plus assorted generic improvements from 2.6.39-rc1.
    • Merged my latest zImage fixes, replacing older patch versions when applicable.
  • Started a discussion with Angus Ainslie about merging Samsung support in the Linaro kernel tree.

Device Tree

  • Sent a couple of u-boot patch to remove useless CONFIG_SYS_BOOTMAPSZ and redefined CONFIG_OF_LIBFDT for mx51/53
  • Tested zImage fix patch set with append-dtb patch
  • It seems that RMK opposes to putting dts file in kernel tree


  • Paul presented on SMP to the Android System Developers Forum.

Upcoming Deliverables

  • UDS sessions

Risks / Issues

  • Quite a few new starters in the team


  • New starters
    • Sumit Semwal
    • Manjunath G. Kondaiah
    • Venkatraman Sathiyamoorthy

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