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Upgrade To Kernel Version 3.12
The SoCFPGA kernel has been updated to v3.12. The SoCFPGA kernel branch v3.11 has been updated for the last time and is now inactive.

06 Dec 2013 | Findlay Shearer
The SoCFPGA kernel has been updated to v3.12. The SoCFPGA kernel branch v3.11 has been updated for the last time and is now inactive.

All the features from v3.11 have been carried over to v3.12. A few bug fixes have been provided:
#165181: D_CAN stability improvement with 32b accesses 
#168803: support to configure initial state of bridges
#169263: Correct the parent clock for l3_sp_clk and dbg_clk
#166244: Compilation error in spi-dw-pl330.c
#166487: Support QSPI device DMA on SoCFPGA
#169068: Enable generic PHY and configfs in socfpga_defconfig
#167813-2: Update the USB DTS entry to use the s3c-hsotg driver
#167813-1: Switch to use the s3c-hsotg USB driver for peripheral mode
drivers: phy: add generic PHY framework
usb: gadget: s3c-hsotg: enable generic phy support 
usb: gadget: s3c-hsotg: add snps,dwc2 compatible string
usb: gadget: s3c-hsotg: enable build for other platforms
usb: gadget: s3c-hsotg: Allow driver instantiation using device tree

U-Boot has also been updated with a few fixes:
#158322: Adding Spansion flash support
#161845: Fix build error when SDRAM ECC disabled and FAT enabled
#163901: Display message when watchdog is enabled
#161193: Enhancing "bridge_enable_handoff" 

For more details, please look at the git logs (kernel, u-boot)

A sample of the new features/issues we are working on:

DMA Support for Soft IP's

Improvement of the Ethernet driver (bugs, performance)

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