[RFC PATCH 6/6] ARM: kirkwood: consolidate mv643xx_eth init for DT

Jason Cooper jason at lakedaemon.net
Thu Jan 24 09:37:36 EST 2013

On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 02:37:55PM +0100, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> Hello Jason,
> On 01/24/2013 12:34 AM, Jason Cooper wrote:
> >replace a lot of unneeded code and files with a lookup table.
> Would not it be better to keep all of this as-is and merge/improve
> Ian's mv643xx_eth device tree bindings [1], and then only remove
> these files? It is just 81 new lines, so it is not a big deal, just
> wondering here what is best.

I agree, however, there is a long history with that patch.  That driver
has been in use by powerpc for many years.  We need to be mindful not to
break existing installations.  I don't think it'll be ready in time for
v3.9.  So, I'd like to do the cleanup now.



> [1]: http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/175652/

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