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Date:   Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:47:41 +0000
From:   Joao Pinto <Joao.Pinto@...opsys.com>
To:     Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>, Joao Pinto <Joao.Pinto@...opsys.com>
CC:     Thierry Reding <thierry.reding@...il.com>, <davem@...emloft.net>,
        <peppe.cavallaro@...com>, <alexandre.torgue@...com>,
        <f.fainelli@...il.com>, <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [v2,net-next,1/3] net: stmmac: enable multiple buffers

Hi Andrew,

Às 7:42 AM de 3/24/2017, Andrew Lunn escreveu:
> On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 05:27:08PM +0000, Joao Pinto wrote:
> 
>> Yes, you are correct. It should be priv->plat->tx_queues_to_use instead of "u32
>> tx_count = priv->dma_cap.number_tx_queues;"... sorry for that, but in my setup
>> is the same value. Could you please make a patch for it?
> 
> Hi Joao
> 
> As the new maintainer, don't you think you should be testing on
> multiple systems? There are SoC vendor reference design boards you can
> buy, and set up a test farm. You can then ensure your new features
> don't break stuff, or add performance regressions.
> 
>       Andrew
> 

I am not the maintainer of stmmac :), I am just developing on it like everyone
else, just glad to help improving it and adding new features to it. Of course if
the current maintainers invite me to be, I will honored to do so.

Yes it would be fantastic to have a set of boards, but I rarely see this in any
maintainer :). I think it would be nice to have a farm like Linaro has with a
farm of boards donated by each company, enabling tests for everyone in the project.
I have talked with the Prototyping team and I will have an AXI based design,
which will emulate the SoC environment making possible to test the platform
driver scope.

I try as hard as I can to network with people and try to minimize this
situations, but when there is so many different setups using a driver with diff
configurations, situations like this can happen, but I am here to help debugging
and solving them.

Joao




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