Can someone please explain at a high level what the PSP version of the linux kernel is, and what it adds to the basic linux kernel?
A quick search on Google gives that example for TI:
What is PSP ?
PSP stands for Platform Support Products and is created with the intent to provide OS ports,device drivers and sample applications to kick start development on a TI SOC platform by customers.
Why PSP ?
PSP reduces the development effort for TI’s customers by providing them the base port and drivers. This enables TI’s customers to focus on the application development reducing overall time to market.
The PSP version of the kernel is released as the official 'Texas
Instruments' kernel, which is supported by them, for running on
It adds further support for Texas Instruments components over the basic
kernel. The trade off is, that it tends to be buggy, less well tested
and also has intermittent releases; I don't know what the current
version is, but last time I checked it was 3.2, which is at least over a
Can someone please explain at a high level what the PSP version of the
linux kernel is, and what it adds to the basic linux kernel?
PSP is something like "platform support people" and is the group inside TI that takes care about hammering kernels into shape so that they somewhat run on the TI SoCs.
We use the mainline kernel, 3.8. I suggest you contact TI for information on a PSP kernel.