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Re: RFC: au1000_etc.c phylib rewrite

To: Herbert Valerio Riedel <hvr@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: RFC: au1000_etc.c phylib rewrite
From: Pete Popov <ppopov@embeddedalley.com>
Date: Mon, 01 May 2006 12:15:45 -0700
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On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 21:09 +0200, Herbert Valerio Riedel wrote:
> hello *,
> 
> I've started to rewrite the au1000_eth.c driver to make use of the new
> PHY framework in 2.6.x; see the attached patch for the current work in
> progress state;
> 
> I'm a bit unsure what to do about those workarounds/hacks that are in
> the original au1000_eth.c driver (e.g. for the broadcom dual PHY);

Maybe you should dump that bcm dual phy support. I can't remember what
board it was on and whether that board is even supported still. 

> any comments/ideas? shall I continue work on this au1xxx-eth
> phylib-rewrite, or is it of no use?

Seems like a good idea to me. 

Pete


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