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Date:   Sat, 16 Apr 2022 03:27:24 -0300
From:   Luiz Angelo Daros de Luca <>
To:     Andrew Lunn <>
Cc:     Alvin Šipraga <>,
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        Arınç ÜNAL <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net: dsa: realtek: add compatible strings for RTL8367RB-VB

> So to me, this is fine. But i might add a bit more detail, that the
> compatible is used by the driver to find the ID register, and the
> driver then uses to ID register to decide how to drive the switch. The
> problem i had with the mv88e6xxx binding was until i spelt this out in
> the binding, people kept submitting patches adding new compatible
> strings, rather than extend the documented list of switches supported
> by a compatible.

Thanks, Andrew.

I just sent two patches to deal with the cleanup.



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