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

From: Jason Cooper
Date: Wed May 22 2013 - 13:02:38 EST

On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 10:59:08AM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> 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...

Yes, you're right.


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