Merge tag 'arc-v3.15-rc1' of git://

Pull ARC changes from Vineet Gupta:
 - Support for external initrd from Noam
 - Fix broken serial console in nsimosci Virtual Platform
 - Reuse of ENTRY/END assembler macros across hand asm code
 - Other minor fixes here and there

* tag 'arc-v3.15-rc1' of git://
  ARC: [nsimosci] Unbork console
  ARC: [nsimosci] Change .dts to use generic 8250 UART
  ARC: [SMP] General Fixes
  ARC: Remove unused DT template file
  ARC: [clockevent] simplify timer ISR
  ARC: [clockevent] can't be SoC specific
  ARC: switch to generic ENTRY/END assembler annotations
  ARC: support external initrd
  ARC: add uImage to .gitignore
  ARC: [arcfpga] Fix __initconst data const-correctness