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Date:	Wed, 19 Dec 2012 15:53:20 +0000
From:	Ben Hutchings <>
To:	Frank Li <>,
	Sascha Hauer <>
Cc:	Richard Cochran <>,
	Shawn Guo <>, Frank Li <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/4] FEC: Add time stamping code and a PTP hardware

On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 08:04:20AM +0100, Richard Cochran wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 09:02:32PM +0100, Sascha Hauer wrote:
> > This leaves an option in the tree which can be used to break FEC on
> > i.MX3/5.
> > 
> > 	depends on !SOC_IMX31 && !SOC_IMX35 && !SOC_IMX5
> > 
> > might be an option, but given that this patch seems to have bypassed any
> > review I feel more like reverting it.
> Instead of reverting, I suggest finding a solution (Frank) to let the
> code work when it can work and to prevent it when it cannot. This
> could be kconfig, DT, or run time probing of silicon revisions, but I
> don't have access to this hardware, and so I can't really say how to
> fix it.

Please implement run-time probing.  A different configuration for
each SoC is just not sustainable for distributions.


Ben Hutchings
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                                                              - Albert Camus
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