[Buildroot] [PATCH] DEVELOPERS: add Nicholas Sielicki as contact for galileo_defconfig

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Fri Jan 3 08:24:43 UTC 2020

Hello Ray,

On Thu, 2 Jan 2020 21:21:35 +0000
"Kinsella, Ray" <ray.kinsella at intel.com> wrote:

> I had thought about that a few times, upgrading the kernel to the latest and greatest.
> A good share of the Quark/X1000 SoC + Galileo Board support was upstreamed to the kernel.
> However some was not.
> That out-of-tree 3.14 was the last version Intel engineers validated as supporting all the I/Os etc.
> So there is some unknown delta between the what is supported by the upstream and this out-of-tree kernels
> If memory serves me the main difference was the SRAM drivers and some power management features.
> Given this board is pretty old.
> I would be inclined to update it to the latest kernel, and we can see if anyone screams.
> No doubt we will be retiring it completely soon enough. 

Does it still make sense to have this Galileo defconfig? If I
understood correctly, this platform is no longer sold/supported by
Intel, so perhaps we should simply remove this defconfig, either now or
at some point in the future ?

> You guys heading to FOSDEM this year?

A number of Buildroot developers will indeed be at FOSDEM, since we
organize our Buildroot Developers meeting right after FOSDEM, see

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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