[PATCH v3] dm: uclass: don't assign aliased seq numbers

Simon Glass sjg at chromium.org
Wed Feb 5 21:05:48 CET 2020

On Mon, 3 Feb 2020 at 10:12, Michael Walle <michael at walle.cc> wrote:
> If there are aliases for an uclass, set the base for the "dynamically"
> allocated numbers next to the highest alias.
> Please note, that this might lead to holes in the sequences, depending
> on the device tree. For example if there is only an alias "ethernet1",
> the next device seq number would be 2.
> In particular this fixes a problem with boards which are using ethernet
> aliases but also might have network add-in cards like the E1000. If the
> board is started with the add-in card and depending on the order of the
> drivers, the E1000 might occupy the first ethernet device and mess up
> all the hardware addresses, because the devices are now shifted by one.
> Also adapt the test cases to the new handling and add test cases
> checking the holes in the seq numbers.
> Signed-off-by: Michael Walle <michael at walle.cc>
> Reviewed-by: Alex Marginean <alexandru.marginean at nxp.com>
> Tested-by: Alex Marginean <alexandru.marginean at nxp.com>
> Acked-by: Vladimir Oltean <olteanv at gmail.com>
> ---

Reviewed-by: Simon Glass <sjg at chromium.org>

(added Joe for review fo network parts)

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