[PATCH v2 0/3] drivers: net: xgene: Fix backward compatibility of newer firmware with older kernel
davem at davemloft.net
Wed Mar 4 12:54:38 PST 2015
From: Iyappan Subramanian <isubramanian at apm.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:39:38 -0800
> Kernel 3.17 driver supports only RGMII ethernet interface.
> Since the Tianocore DT contains same compatibility string for RGMII,
> SGMII based 1G and XFI based 10G interfaces, crash happens when probe called
> on SGMII based 1G and XFI based 10G interface.
> This patch fixes the backward compatibility of the older driver with the
> newer firmware by making the binding unique so that the older driver won't
> recognize the non-supported interfaces.
> v2: Address comments from v1
> * updated cover letter subject line with net: xgene
> * Documentation: formatted compatible string values as list
> * Initial version
Series applied, thanks.
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