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Date:   Thu, 28 May 2020 23:56:18 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     Vladimir Oltean <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 11/11] net: dsa: ocelot: introduce driver for
 Seville VSC9953 switch

> Extending the Felix driver to probe a PCI as well as a platform device
> would have introduced unnecessary complexity. The 'meat' of both drivers
> is in drivers/net/ethernet/mscc/ocelot*.c anyway, so let's just
> duplicate the Felix driver, s/Felix/Seville/, and define the low-level
> bits in seville_vsc9953.c.

Hi Vladimir

That has resulted in a lot of duplicated code.

Is there an overall family name for these switch?

Could you add foo_set_ageing_time() with both felix and saville share?


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