GT64260 merge warning

Troy Benjegerdes hozer at
Thu Apr 4 05:24:45 EST 2002

On Wed, Apr 03, 2002 at 04:23:18PM +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> Troy Benjegerdes writes:
> > I'm getting close to a point where I want to start merging appropriate
> > things from the linuxppc_2_4_galileo tree on into
> > 2_4_devel.
> I'll be interested to see it - I'm in code review mode at the moment. :)

Good, can you review drivers/char/gt64260_mpsc.{c,h} for me then?

I want to change the filenames to 'gt642xx_mpsc' in the hopes that the
same driver can be used on the MIPS gt64240 brige chips. Other than that,
I'd say this driver is ready to go..  It works and it's pretty clean.

> > The first thing I'm going to do is a moderately large cleanup to
> > drivers/net/gt64260_eth.c.
> Good.  Can you get rid of the config option for the MAC address?
> Please? :)  I suggest that we define a BI_MAC_ADDRESS bi_rec type
> which is used to pass in a default MAC address for the system, and we
> use that (single) MAC address for all the ethernet interfaces on the
> system which don't have any way to find out a MAC address for that
> specific interface.
> Paul.

Yeah, the config option needs to die. I'm waiting for

a) benh to get his new bi_rec implementation done,

b) get this damn driver working on SMP

Also, I'd need to have two BI_MAC_ADDRESS records, since I need to be able
to pass the mac addresses of both ethernets from the firmware for the
board I have.

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