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Date:   Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:20:15 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Grygorii Strashko <>
Cc:     <>,
        Ilias Apalodimas <>,
        "David S . Miller" <>,
        Ivan Khoronzhuk <>,
        Florian Fainelli <>,
        Andrew Lunn <>, Sekhar Nori <>,
        <>, <>,
        Murali Karicheri <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 00/20] net: ethernet: ti: clean up and

On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 20:12:22 +0300, Grygorii Strashko wrote:
> Hi All,
> This is a preparation series for introducing new switchbase TI CPSW driver which
> was originally introduced [1][2] by Ilias Apalodimas <> 
> and also discussed in private mails and at Netdev x13 confernce.
> Following discussions and suggestions (mostly by Andrew and Ivan) we going
> to introduce the new driver which is operating in dual-emac mode
> by default, thus working as 2 individual network interfaces.
> When both interfaces joined the bridge - CPSW driver will enter a switch
> mode and discard dual_mac configuration. The CPSW will be switched back
> to dual_mac mode if any port leaves the bridge. All configuration is going to be
> implemented via switchdev API.
> Hence overall change is already very big I'm sending prerequisite patches which
> are mostly minor fixes/clean ups and code refactoring to separate common parts
> to be reused by both drivers.
> Probably the most serious change from functional point of view is Patch 11.
> These patches were NFS boot tetested on TI AM335x/AM437x/AM5xx boards.

FWIW I don't see anything too objectionable here, we will see if the
merging of the shared module bites us or not :)

One note - please try to keep your submissions under 16 patches in a
single series (that's 15 at most).

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