[PATCH v3 2/2] cmd: brcm: netXtreme commands

Roman Bacik roman.bacik at broadcom.com
Tue Oct 26 17:14:28 CEST 2021

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marek Behún <kabel at kernel.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:18 AM
> To: Roman Bacik <roman.bacik at broadcom.com>
> Cc: U-Boot Mailing List <u-boot at lists.denx.de>; Bharat Gooty
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> Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 2/2] cmd: brcm: netXtreme commands
> On Mon, 25 Oct 2021 16:44:44 -0700
> Roman Bacik <roman.bacik at broadcom.com> wrote:
> > From: Bharat Gooty <bharat.gooty at broadcom.com>
> >
> > Following netXtreme commands are supported:
> > probe, remove.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Bharat Gooty <bharat.gooty at broadcom.com>
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Roman Bacik <roman.bacik at broadcom.com>
> Hi Roman,
> why do you need to have custom command for probing / removing the
> driver?
> U-Boot PCI code should probe the driver automatically upon recognizing
> PCI vendor / device ID.
> Even if not, adding custom command for such a thing isn't nice, when we
> have the `dm` command for communicating with driver model.
> Marek

Hi Marek,

We do not want this driver to be automatically probed. It is not needed
all the time and also slows down the boot time. We have stripped down
everything else to bare minimum.


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