Hildesheim, Germany - The Linux Kernel 2.6.36 was just released by Linus Torvalds. The Pengutronix kernel team has contributed 148 patches, changing 7819 lines of code this time. Furthermore, 31 tags were given to ensure Q&A of the kernel.
Our major contributions for 2.6.36 were:
- CAN: Add support for the FLEXCAN controller on MX25 and MX35
- I2C: Make i.MX driver more robust against signals, Bugfixes
- MAX730x: Make pullups configurable
- NAND: Bugfix on i.MX, fixes in v2 and support for v3 for MX51, support 8bit ECC on i.MX, fix OOB access on MX27
- USB: ULPI fixes on i.MX
- Audio: SSI bugfixes
- Build Fix: MMC Power Management Notifier
- MC13783 PMIC: Cleanup
- Various Section mismatch fixes
- Various Sparse fixes
- Cleanup, compile fixes & overall bugfixing
- i.MX: Cleanup & reorganisation, consolidation of MX1 + MX2 into mach-imx
- Video: MT9M111 colorspace and crop handling fixes, fix edge handling on mx2 camera, EMMA fixes on MX2
- IDE: procfs registry ordering fixes
- IPU Graphics: clock fixes on MX35
- Clock fixes on MX35
- Input: Support for STMPE touch controller, add clustered IRQ support for matrix keypads
- PCA100: Clean up GPIO multiplexing, add framebuffer device support
- Network: Fix software reset on i.MX FEC
- MPC5200: Phy code cleanup
Thanks to the community for their support and those customers who were partly funding this development!
Today is the 17th anniversary of the foundation of the Debian Project. Pengutronix congratulates its favourite distribution and is looking forward to its next release, Debian 6.0 "Squeeze".
The pengutronix kernel team has measured the performance of several ARM and x86 embedded systems. And we found interesting things! Read our article about performance on ARM [updated!].
The pengutronix kernel team has measured the performance of several ARM and x86 embedded systems. And we found interesting things! Read our article about performance on ARM.
Embedded World 2010 is over and our exhibition team has brought back many new contacts, inspirations and a few pictures of this year's Pengutronix booth.
As in the past years Pengutronix will present itself from March 2nd to March 4th 2010 at the Embedded World Exhibition and Conference at Nuremberg, Germany. Visit us at stand 308 in hall 11 and let us show you the most recent developments in the areas of Linux kernel development, high-performance GUIs and modern, ajax-based web interfaces.