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Date:   Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:44:39 +0100
From:   Marc Kleine-Budde <>
To:     Alexandre Belloni <>,
        Oliver Hartkopp <>
Cc:     Quentin Schulz <>,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [RESEND PATCH 1/1] can: m_can: fix bitrate setup on latest

On 02/20/2017 05:37 PM, Alexandre Belloni wrote:
> On 19/02/2017 at 16:37:50 +0100, Oliver Hartkopp wrote:
>> Fortunately I was contacted by Bosch this Friday as they want to contribute
>> a driver upgrade to support IP cores up to 3.2.x.
>> Additionally their plan is to use Device Tree information to determine the
>> IP core revision - or at least to cross check its information with the
>> register information used in your suggestion.
> My opinion is that is is not really useful. Either we use the version
> info from the register or DT. But that is probably a matter of taste and
> you are the maintainer :)

I see no benefit of holding the version number in the DT, as long as the
version of the HW can be auto discovered properly.

>> For that reason I would suggest to wait for the driver updates from Bosch
>> instead of adding an incomplete fix for only one change of eleven.

> Well, having something working right now is still better that nothing. I
> think it is worth having that patch now so CAN is working on our
> platforms.
> Everything else can probably be built on top of it anyway.


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