Syncronizing defconfig between XO-1.5 and XO-1.75

Daniel Drake dsd at
Fri Sep 16 06:10:14 EDT 2011

On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 10:38 AM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at> wrote:
> For both ethernet and serial we need to make sure we somehow include
> any needed firmwares for the various devices now that linux-firmware
> has been dropped or there's not much use in enabling the drivers.

There are only 2 drivers in drivers/usb/serial that require firmware,
and we do not have them enabled. CONFIG_USB_SERIAL_EDGEPORT_TI and

I can't see any USB-ethernet drivers that use firmware in the kernel source.

> Is it worth looking at enabling the HW crypto devices for the various
> platforms? I have a Fit-PC that I use as a FW with a geode and the HW
> crypto is pretty good on that, the Via chip has one on the 1.5 and
> there's also some form of HW on the 1.75 too. last time I looked we
> weren't enabling them,

We disabled it for XO-1.5 early in the development cycle because it
caused kernel crashes. Could be reevaluated now, if someone tests it
and tells us that it works then we could enable it again.


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