Support for Ubuntu Desktop on Marvell SoCs

Registered by Michael Casadevall on 2009-06-23

This specification tracks the status of support for the Mavell board for the Karmic 9.10 cycle.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
David Mandala
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Michael Casadevall
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Michael Casadevall
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for karmic
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon karmic-alpha-6
Started by
Michael Casadevall on 2009-08-04
Completed by
Michael Casadevall on 2009-09-18

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Sprints

Whiteboard

Work items:
Initial setup of hardware, creation of tracking pages on status of HW support [1 day]: DONE
Modification of livecd-rootfs to be capable of building dove live filesystems: DONE
Installation of uboot-mkimage onto antimony: DONE
Modification of ubuntu-cdimage to create new dove subarchitecture for armel [2 days]: DONE
Merger of ubuntu-cdimage changes onto antimony: DONE
Create kernel flavour with udeb (to be done by kernel team): DONE
Add new kernel flavour name to supported-kernel seed (needed for d-i according to Michael): DONE
bootloader investigation [1 day]: DONE
adding armel+dove to d-i (needed for ubiquity according to Michael) [3 days]: DONE
Merging d-i changes into mainline [depends on kernel]: DONE
flash-kernel support for dove [3 days] (initial implementation, still needs some discussion): DONE
Basic port of ubiquity that can handle kernel installation [1 day]: DONE
Documentation of development installation process [2-3 hours]: DONE
Extension of u-boot to handle autobooting: DONE
Modifying partman to properly create partition tables that u-boot can handle [2-3 days]: DONE
Debug usplash on dove: DONE
Addition to the QA tracker [5 min]: DONE

Status:
Done!

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Work Items

Dependency tree

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