[PATCH] doc: net: Rewrite network driver documentation

Joe Hershberger joe.hershberger at ni.com
Fri Mar 6 00:15:51 CET 2020

On Sat, Dec 28, 2019 at 9:19 AM Andre Przywara <andre.przywara at arm.com> wrote:
> doc/README.drivers.eth seems like a good source for understanding
> U-Boot's network subsystem, but is only talking about legacy network
> drivers. This is particularly sad as proper documentation would help in
> porting drivers over to the driver model.
> Rewrite the document to describe network drivers in the new driver model
> world. Most driver callbacks/methods are almost identical in their semantic,
> but recv() differs in some important details.
> Also keep some parts of the original text at the end, to help
> understanding old drivers. Add some hints on how to port drivers over.
> This also uses the opportunity to reformat the document in reST, on the
> way moving it into doc/driver-model and adding it into the structure
> there.
> Signed-off-by: Andre Przywara <andre.przywara at arm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Simon Glass <sjg at chromium.org>

Acked-by: Joe Hershberger <joe.hershberger at ni.com>

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