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Date:	Thu, 1 Nov 2012 15:47:07 +0100
From:	Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD <plagnioj@...osoft.com>
To:	Nicolas Ferre <nicolas.ferre@...el.com>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, davem@...emloft.net, havard@...nnemoen.net,
	bhutchings@...arflare.com, linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org,
	patrice.vilchez@...el.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	manabian@...il.com, David.Laight@...LAB.COM
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 00/10] net/macb: driver enhancement concerning GEM
 support, ring logic and cleanup

On 17:04 Wed 31 Oct     , Nicolas Ferre wrote:
> This is an enhancement work that began several years ago. I try to catchup with
> some performance improvement that has been implemented then by Havard.
> The ring index logic and the TX error path modification are the biggest changes
> but some cleanup/debugging have been added along the way.
> The GEM revision will benefit from the Gigabit support.
> Newer pinctrl infrastructure support is added but it is optional.
> 
> The series has been tested on several Atmel AT91 SoC with the two MACB/GEM
> flavors.
> 
> v4: - remove unneeded device tree header includes
>     - modified the computation of available entries in ring buffer
> v3: - rebased on net-next to take into account current effor to merge
>       at91_ether with macb drivers
>     - add additional patch to use the new pinctrl infrastructure
> v2: - modify the tx error handling: now uses a workqueue
>     - information provided by ethtool -i were not accurate: removed
> 
> 
> Havard Skinnemoen (4):
>   net/macb: memory barriers cleanup
>   net/macb: change debugging messages
>   net/macb: clean up ring buffer logic
>   net/macb: Offset first RX buffer by two bytes
> 
> Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD (1):
>   net/macb: add pinctrl consumer support
> 
> Nicolas Ferre (4):
>   net/macb: remove macb_get_drvinfo()
>   net/macb: tx status is more than 8 bits now
>   net/macb: ethtool interface: add register dump feature
>   net/macb: better manage tx errors
> 
> Patrice Vilchez (1):
>   net/macb: Add support for Gigabit Ethernet mode
> 
>  drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/at91_ether.c |   6 +-
>  drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/macb.c       | 448 +++++++++++++++++++++---------
>  drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/macb.h       |  30 +-
>  3 files changed, 337 insertions(+), 147 deletions(-)
Acked-by: Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD <plagnioj@...osoft.com>

Best Regards,
J.
> 
> -- 
> 1.8.0
> 
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