[PATCH RFC 0/2] stmmac: stand alone platform drivers

Joachim Eastwood manabian at gmail.com
Tue May 12 13:31:11 PDT 2015

On 12 May 2015 at 21:49, Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de> wrote:
> On Tuesday 12 May 2015 19:20:45 Joachim Eastwood wrote:
>> I have now created a generic dt dwmac driver which contain all compat
>> strings that doesn't have any match data. As long as this driver is
>> linked last this works for my built-in drivers configuration. I am not
>> able to test using modules because of my very limited rootfs. This is
>> a Cortex-M system after all.
>> I also converted all the other DT dwmac drivers and the entire patch
>> set can be found on:
>> https://github.com/manabian/linux-lpc
>> After I have done some more cleanups and added proper commit messages
>> I will put them on netdev again.
> Yes, this looks really nice (with the cleanup bits that are obviously
> missing applied), thanks a lot!
> We should probably try to keep existing defconfig files working,
> which could be done e.g. like
>         tristate "Rockchip dwmac support"
> +       default ARCH_ROCKCHIP
>         depends on OF
>         select MFD_SYSCON
> so that any configuration that currently has ARCH_ROCKCHIP and DW_MAC
> enabled ends up with DWMAC_ROCKCHIP enabled as well.

Ah, yes, indeed. I will add a default statement in the Kconfig of the
converted drivers.

Joachim Eastwood

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