arRe: [PATCH net-next 2/2] net: hns: enet specisies a reference to dsaf (config and documents)

Yankejian (Hackim Yim) yankejian at
Wed Dec 9 02:23:48 PST 2015

On 2015/12/9 18:00, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Wednesday 09 December 2015 17:25:13 Yankejian wrote:
>>  thanks a lot for pointing it out.
>>  It is great regret that this change breaks compatibility with old dtbs.
>>  this is a new driver which is run on developing boards, and all the
>>  clients' boards are developing boards. So we provide them a method to
>>  update the firmware on the board, once we update the dtsi and kernel,
>>  we require our clients to update the existed firmware and kernel.
>>  Therefore, these changes is actually under control. Shall we treat this
>>  by this way?
> Ok, if you can show that the incompatible change is safe to do, that's
> fine. Just put the explanation above into the patch description to
> document that you have considered the effects of the change, and
> to ensure that it gets done atomically.
> Also, you have to merge the two patches into one to allow bisection,
> or do a series of three patches that need to be applied in order:
> 1. add ae-handle property
> 2. change driver to use that property
> 3. remove ae-name property
> 	Arnd
> .
Ok, thanks for your good advices.
i will change it in V2 PATCH.

Bset Regards

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