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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 08/18] net: davinci_emac: potentially get the MAC address from MTD
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On 07/03/2018 11:39 AM, Florian Fainelli wrote:
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> On 06/29/2018 02:40 AM, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
>> From: Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@baylibre.com>
>>
>> On da850-evm board we can read the MAC address from MTD. It's currently
>> done in the relevant board file, but we want to get rid of all the MAC
>> reading callbacks from the board file (SPI and NAND). Move the reading
>> of the MAC address from SPI to the emac driver's probe function.
>
> This should be made something generic to all drivers, not just something
> the davinci_emac driver does, something like this actually:
>
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/3/24/312
>

I was thinking about suggesting adding a nvmem provider for MTD devices
as well. It would fix the kernel config dependency problems I was running
into since nvmem lookups can do -EPROBE_DEFER.

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