[PATCH 0/2] net: Add Keystone NetCP ethernet driver support

Santosh Shilimkar santosh.shilimkar at ti.com
Tue Apr 22 16:56:19 PDT 2014

On Tuesday 22 April 2014 06:02 PM, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:21:13 -0400
> Santosh Shilimkar <santosh.shilimkar at ti.com> wrote:
>> NetCP driver has a plug-in module architecture where each of the NetCP
>> sub-modules exist as a loadable kernel module which plug in to the netcp
>> core. These sub-modules are represented as "netcp-devices" in the dts
>> bindings. It is mandatory to have the ethernet switch sub-module for
>> the ethernet interface to be operational. Any other sub-module like the
>> PA is optional.
> Where is the implementation of these modules. You need to include
> this as separate patch set. Also the hooks for these modules should all
> be EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL() to disallow proprietary modules.
There is no proprietary issue and all the hooks will be GPL. The plan is
to add them in another patch-set once the core driver gets merged. They need
some work to make them upstream ready.


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