De-orbit Allwinner A10/A20/A31 for 12.0

Rodney W. Grimes freebsd-rwg at
Tue Jun 19 14:13:25 UTC 2018

> On Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 7:10 AM, Bernd Walter <ticso at> wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 02:43:52PM -0600, Warner Losh wrote:
> >> I have all these boards...
> >>
> >> But they are getting old and nearly are unobtanium these days. Were it not
> >> for the clocks thing, they'd be fine to run -current (I have a slightly pre
> >> new clock version running on a couple of boards). I think I'm with you: we
> >> need a maintainer who has done the work to bring them up to date, or they
> >> need to go.
> >
> > Would be sad to see A20 go, it was such a popular SoC and I own a couple
> > of boards with them, but I also don't have the time to help maintaining the
> > code.
> Hi,
> Consider A20 off the chopping block- I want my Banana Pi R1 to
> eventually be useful, so I added some basic clock support and we
> should boot on these things again.
> A10 probably won't go away unless we actually have reported problems-
> it's a similar enough SoC to the A20 that all of the clocks currently
> implemented should be the same between the two based on my reading of
> the documentation. I don't actually have any A10-based boards, though,
> so I can't volunteer to explicitly maintain/test it.

If an A10 board landed in your mailbox would you be willing to
keep it inline with your A20 work?

> Thanks,
> Kyle Evans

Rod Grimes                                                 rgrimes at

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