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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/5] net: add MTD support to eth_platform_get_mac_address()
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On Thursday 19 July 2018 09:05 PM, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
> 2018-07-19 17:27 GMT+02:00 Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch>:
>>> Unfortunately: this would effectively block me from improving the
>>> support for older davinci boards.
>>
>> Is there something blocking you from converting the board to device
>> tree? This is something i did with a lot of the Marvell boards a few
>> years ago. For a while, we had both DT and board setup files. After a
>> couple of cycles, we killed off the setup files.
>>
>> Andrew
>
> Actually some board are supported both in DT and board files
> (da850-evm) right now, but Sekhar wants to keep the support via board
> files in the kernel so that's a no go.

Its not that I want it that way, but we cannot get rid of board files
till DT has equivalent support.

The bigger issue is not on DA850, but on the 5 older DaVinci SoCs which
do not support device-tree based boot today.

Thanks,
Sekhar

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