[U-Boot] [PATCH 16/17] aspeed: Add AST2500/AST2400 compatible NIC Driver

Simon Glass sjg at chromium.org
Thu Mar 23 00:06:11 AEDT 2017

Hi Maxim,

On 21 March 2017 at 17:44, Maxim Sloyko <maxims at google.com> wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> Please see responses inline, simply ACK'ed comments will be addressed
> in the next version.
> On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 12:32 PM, Joe Hershberger
> <joe.hershberger at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 4:36 PM, Maxim Sloyko <maxims at google.com> wrote:
>>> The device that Aspeed uses is basically Faraday FTGMAC100, but with
>>> some differences here and there. Since I don't have access to a properly
>>> implemented FTGMAC100 though, I can't really test it and so I don't
>>> feel comfortable claiming compatibility, even though I reused a lot of
>>> FTGMAC100 driver code.
>> I think it would be better to attempt to integrate this driver with
>> the FTGMAC driver and ask others on the list who have that HW to test
>> your changes to ensure no regressions. I prefer we have fewer drivers
>> to maintain.
> One concern: this driver also performs its clock configuration, which
> I believe is very specific to the SoC, so to have that compatibility
> clock configuration needs to be externalized somehow. I don't know
> what is the best way to do it.

Generally the clock is defined by a DT property in the node, so this
should work out OK.


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