From: Philip Balister <philip@ba...> - 2011-10-10 16:33:12
On 10/10/2011 12:23 PM, Miner, Jonathan W (US SSA) wrote:
>> Miner, Jonathan W (US SSA) wrote:
>>>> I am working and a custom made board, and gpio65 should drive a
>>>> transistor to reset a device :-)
>>> GPIO65 may not be your best choice, by default, it's used by the Ethernet
>> Well, I know and I knew... but I do not need ethernet hardware so I can move
>> it away from my custom made board. How do I do?
> You need to modify the u-boot and kernel to not use that GPIO. And then you get to make your changes every time new versions come out... Fix the hardware once, and you don't need to make your software changes for every version.
Yes, it is a pain updating for each kernel rev. I hope that device tree
support for the Overo comes "soon" and we no longer need to edit the
board file all the time.
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