[PATCH 00/15] net: sun8i-emac fixes and cleanups

Maxime Ripard maxime at cerno.tech
Mon Jul 6 14:10:53 CEST 2020

On Mon, Jul 06, 2020 at 01:40:31AM +0100, Andre Przywara wrote:
> Hi,
> while looking at several U-Boot network drivers in the past year, I
> typically compared them to the sun8i-emac driver, as a kind of personal
> reference. While doing so, I figured that there are quite some things
> broken in here, and other things are not so nice.
> This series attempts the fix those shortcomings.
> Fix-wise we get proper handling of PHY failures (try without a
> cable connected), support for external RMII PHYs (as seen on the
> Pine64-non-plus model), and more future-proof internal PHY handling.
> The rest of the patches are cleanups, which fix things that are wrong,
> but we get away with so far, for one or another reason.
> This also cleans up a good part of the cache maintenance. There is more
> to be done (and I have patches for that), but that requires to drop
> the overzealous alignment checks in cache_v7.c first, which is part of
> another, upcoming series.
> A git repo with those patches can be found here:
> https://github.com/apritzel/u-boot/commits/sun8i-emac-cleanup
> Please have a look and send comments!

Acked-by: Maxime Ripard <mripard at kernel.org>


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