[PATCH v2 2/5] net: ep93xx_eth: pass struct device to DMA API functions

Mika Westerberg mika.westerberg at iki.fi
Fri Jun 10 12:55:45 EDT 2011

On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 06:40:21PM -0500, H Hartley Sweeten wrote:
> I just noticed this macro in include/linux/netdevice.h
> /* Set the sysfs physical device reference for the network logical device
>  * if set prior to registration will cause a symlink during initialization.
>  */
> #define SET_NETDEV_DEV(net, pdev)       ((net)->dev.parent = (pdev))
> Is there anyway you could use that macro in the probe to save the platform_device
> (with it's associated device) instead of introducing a new struct device * in the
> private data?

Nice finding, thanks.

I'll look into that and send new version of the whole series soon.

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