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Date:   Fri, 11 Feb 2022 16:38:17 -0800
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Linus Walleij <>
        Imre Kaloz <>,
        Krzysztof Halasa <>,
        "David S . Miller" <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 09/13 v2] net: ixp4xx_hss: Check features using syscon

On Fri, 11 Feb 2022 23:32:34 +0100 Linus Walleij wrote:
> If we access the syscon (expansion bus config registers) using the
> syscon regmap instead of relying on direct accessor functions,
> we do not need to call this static code in the machine
> (arch/arm/mach-ixp4xx/common.c) which makes things less dependent
> on custom machine-dependent code.
> Look up the syscon regmap and handle the error: this will make
> deferred probe work with relation to the syscon.
> Select the syscon in Kconfig and depend on OF so we know that
> all we need will be available.
> Cc: David S. Miller <>
> Cc: Jakub Kicinski <>
> Cc:
> Signed-off-by: Linus Walleij <>
> ---
> ChangeLog v1->v2:
> - No changes.
> Network maintainers: I'm looking for an ACK to take this
> change through ARM SoC along with other changes removing
> these accessor functions.

Acked-by: Jakub Kicinski <>

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