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Re: [PATCH 0/3] Move some Octeon support files out of staging.

Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] Move some Octeon support files out of staging.
From: Greg KH <>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 16:45:17 -0800
Cc:,,,, David Daney <>
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On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 04:29:44PM -0800, wrote:
> From: David Daney <>
> First patch:
> In preparation for my next set of patches to add device tree support
> for Octeon, move some files out of drivers/staging/octeon to common
> location.  There are two basic types of files I am moving:
> 1) Register definition files.  Most Octeon register definition files
>    are in arch/mips/include/asm/octeon, put the rest there too.
> 2) Low level packet port type probing code.  This is needed by both
>    the Ethernet driver and the code that fixes up the in-kernel device
>    trees.  Although new board pass a device tree to the kernel,
>    support of legacy boards requires that this probing code be used to
>    fix up an in-kernel device tree template.
> Second patch:
> Update support for legacy boards.
> Third patch:
> Seperate probing and initialization of packet ports.
> Since these are MIPS architecture files we could merge via Ralf's tree
> if approved.

If Ralf approves of these changes, that's fine with me and they can go
through his tree:
        Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>


greg k-h

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