[U-Boot] [PATCH 1/4] net: ll_temac: Add LL TEMAC driver to u-boot

Joe Hershberger joe.hershberger at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 18:22:08 CEST 2012

Hi Michal,

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 7:25 AM, Michal Simek <monstr at monstr.eu> wrote:
> Dear Stephan,
> Stephan Linz wrote:
>> Xilinx LocalLink Tri-Mode Ether MAC driver can be
>> used by Xilinx Microblaze or Xilinx ppc405/440 in
>> SDMA and FIFO mode. DCR or XPS bus can be used.
> Joe, Wolfgang: I don't agree with this driver because it is doing the same
> things as my origin
> version but on 800 lines instead of 1860lines. The next thing is that plb
> bus on Xilinx fpgas
> is getting obsolete.

Are you meaning that you already have a driver in u-boot that works on
this hardware or do you mean the original version somewhere else, like

As for plb being near obsolescence, are you recommending a change to
the driver to drop support for that bus option? Or do you mean for
that reason the driver itself should be omitted?

> I am not going to add it to my microblaze custodian tree.
> If you like this patch please add it to u-boot-net tree or directly to
> mainline.

I was actually going to recommend that it go through the microblaze
branch if it is primarily for microblaze targets.  If you don't want
it, then I think Stephan needs to work to convince you by making


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