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Date:   Thu, 7 May 2020 12:50:15 +0200
From:   Bartosz Golaszewski <>
To:     "Mark-MC.Lee" <>
Cc:     Bartosz Golaszewski <>,
        Rob Herring <>,
        "David S . Miller" <>,
        Matthias Brugger <>,
        Felix Fietkau <>,
        John Crispin <>,
        Sean Wang <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>,
        Fabien Parent <>,
        linux-devicetree <>,
        LKML <>,
        netdev <>,
        arm-soc <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 06/11] net: ethernet: mtk-eth-mac: new driver

czw., 7 maj 2020 o 11:46 Mark-MC.Lee <> napisał(a):
> Hi Bartosz:
>  I think the naming of this driver and its Kconfig option is too generic
> that will confuse with current mediatek SoCs eth driver architecture(for
> all mt7xxx SoCs).
>   Since mtk_eth_mac.c is not a common MAC part for all mediatek SoC but
> only a specific eth driver for mt85xx, it will be more reasonable to
> name it as mt85xx_eth.c and change NET_MEDIATEK_MAC to
> NET_MEDIATEK_MT85XX. How do you think?

Hi Mark,

I actually consulted this with MediaTek and the name is their idea.
Many drivers in drivers/net/ethernet have very vague names. I guess
this isn't a problem.


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