[PATCH 3/8] ARM: dts: armada-388-clearfog: Utilize new DSA binding

Gregory CLEMENT gregory.clement at free-electrons.com
Thu Jan 5 04:55:17 PST 2017

Hi Florian,
 On mer., janv. 04 2017, Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 01/04/2017 09:23 AM, Gregory CLEMENT wrote:
>> Hi Florian,
>>  On lun., janv. 02 2017, Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Utilize the new DSA binding, introduced with commit 8c5ad1d6179d ("net:
>>> dsa: Document new binding"). The legacy binding node is kept included, but is
>>> marked disabled.
>> I tested this patch on mvebu/dt (I needed to reduce the context to apply
>> the patch due to the changes made by Russell King on this file). I also
>> set the status of the old binding to "disable" (instead of "okay").
> Yes, that needs fixing, thanks for mentioning that.
>> It seems to work with the limited test did:
>> ifconfig eth1 up
>> udhcpc -i lan1
>> iperf -c mylaptop
>> (same for lan4)
>> However is there a way to be sure that the new binding is used?
> The best way is probably to make sure that your switch device appears
> parented to the MDIO bus driver under /sys/class/mdio_bus/*mvmdio*.
> Alternatively, if you see a message like:
> DSA: switch 0 0 parsed
> in your dmesg, that would also be indicative of using the new binding
> and corresponding code.

So it's OK I had this message.


> Thanks a lot for trying that out!
> -- 
> Florian

Gregory Clement, Free Electrons
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