[PATCH v4 06/12] ARM: dove: add gigabit ethernet and mvmdio device tree nodes

Jason Gunthorpe jgunthorpe at obsidianresearch.com
Thu May 23 02:59:08 EST 2013

On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 09:10:10AM -0400, Jason Cooper wrote:

> iirc, our solution to this was to parse the ATAGs for the mac addr and
> update the appended dtb.  This way, module load and unload would work
> without loosing the mac address.  I believe Jason Gunthorpe has a patch
> to atags_to_fdt() for this...  This should allow us to get rid of the
> clocks hack.

Sorry, no, we don't use ATAGs here, our platforms start the kernel
with a correct DTB that has the correct mac address to use. My patch
was to have the driver accept it, and I think Sebastian has already
got that functionality...


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