De-orbit Allwinner A10/A20/A31 for 12.0

Kyle Evans kevans at
Tue Jun 19 14:28:41 UTC 2018

On Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 9:13 AM, Rodney W. Grimes
<freebsd-rwg at> wrote:
>> 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?

Sure. =)

>> Thanks,
>> Kyle Evans
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> Rod Grimes                                                 rgrimes at

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