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Date:   Mon, 12 Dec 2022 11:03:09 -0800
From:   Colin Foster <>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <>
Cc:     Krzysztof Kozlowski <>,
        Rob Herring <>,,,,,,,
        John Crispin <>,
        Alexandre Belloni <>,
        Claudiu Manoil <>,
        Marek Vasut <>,
        Sean Wang <>,
        DENG Qingfang <>,
        Landen Chao <>,
        Vivien Didelot <>,
        Clément Léger <>,
        Alvin Šipraga <>,
        Linus Walleij <>,,
        Woojung Huh <>,
        Matthias Brugger <>,
        Kurt Kanzenbach <>,
        Paolo Abeni <>,
        Eric Dumazet <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Vladimir Oltean <>,
        Florian Fainelli <>,
        Andrew Lunn <>,
        George McCollister <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 net-next 00/10] dt-binding preparation for ocelot

On Mon, Dec 12, 2022 at 10:29:58AM -0800, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Fri,  9 Dec 2022 19:30:23 -0800 Colin Foster wrote:
> > Ocelot switches have the abilitiy to be used internally via
> > memory-mapped IO or externally via SPI or PCIe. This brings up issues
> > for documentation, where the same chip might be accessed internally in a
> > switchdev manner, or externally in a DSA configuration. This patch set
> > is perparation to bring DSA functionality to the VSC7512, utilizing as
> > much as possible with an almost identical VSC7514 chip.
> > 
> > This patch set changed quite a bit from v2, so I'll omit the background
> > of how those sets came to be. Rob offered a lot of very useful guidance.
> > My thanks.
> > 
> > At the end of the day, with this patch set, there should be a framework
> > to document Ocelot switches (and any switch) in scenarios where they can
> > be controlled internally (ethernet-switch) or externally (dsa-switch).
> A lot of carried over review tags here, so please let me know if
> there's anything that needs to be reviewed here, otherwise I'd like 
> to merge the series for 6.2 by the end of the day.

I just responded to patch 4, which has a small (?) outstanding issue /
discussion. I asked Rob and Arınç's opinions as to whether it should
hold up this series. Everything else is good to go, as far as I

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