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Date:   Mon, 21 Dec 2020 12:00:47 -0500
From:   Hongwei Zhang <hongweiz@....com>
To:     <linux-aspeed@...ts.ozlabs.org>, <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        <openbmc@...ts.ozlabs.org>, Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        David S Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
CC:     Hongwei Zhang <hongweiz@....com>, netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Joel Stanley <joel@....id.au>, Andrew Jeffery <andrew@...id.au>
Subject: [Aspeed,ncsi-rx, v1 0/1] net: ftgmac100: Fix AST2600EVB NCSI RX issue

Hi Andrew,

> From:	Andrew Jeffery <andrew@...id.au>
> 
> > Fix AST2600 EVB NCSI RX timeout issue by removing 
> > FTGMAC100_RXDES0_RX_ERR bit from macro RXDES0_ANY_ERROR.
> 
> But why? What is wrong with the EVB that this change resolves? Which revision of the EVB?
> 
> The change affects all designs using the MAC, not just the AST2600 EVB. Why is this patch an 
> appropriate course of action? Can we not add a quirk targeting the specific board (e.g. a devicetree 
> property)?

You are correct. I was in a rush and didn't put this patch under whole picture 
of the driver it affected. I revised the cover letter with more information, also
use a configurable flag to isolate the change. please review the new approach.

> 
> Andrew
> 
Thanks,
--Hongwei

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