Finding when a chip was supported in the kernel

Valdis.Kletnieks at Valdis.Kletnieks at
Mon Feb 15 22:37:56 EST 2016

On Mon, 15 Feb 2016 16:06:54 +0000, Rob Groner said:

> > bjorn at nemi:/usr/local/src/git/linux$ git show 4662e82b2cb41
> > commit 4662e82b2cb41c60826e50474dd86dd5c6372b0c
> > Author: Bruce Allan <bruce.w.allan at>
> > Date:   Tue Aug 26 18:37:06 2008 -0700

> Using the blame I see that it gives a date and a commit reference.  How do I 
> then correlate that to the kernel version where it first showed up?  I'm
> assuming there's a git command for showing that.

git tag --contains 4662e82b2cb41

should do the job for you.

Note:  They're sorted lexically, not in release order - so v3.21 through v3.29
are hiding between v3.2 and v3.3,
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