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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] staging: octeon: delete driver
On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 09:46:59PM +0200, Aaro Koskinen wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 01:01:20PM +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 12:40:54PM +0100, Sandro Volery wrote:
> > > Doesn't octeon have drivers out of staging already?
> > > What is this module for?
> >
> > I have no idea :(
>
> It's stated in the TODO file you are deleting (visible in your
> patch): "This driver is functional and supports Ethernet on
> OCTEON+/OCTEON2/OCTEON3 chips at least up to CN7030."
>
> This includes e.g. some D-Link routers and Uniquiti EdgeRouters. You
> can check from /proc/cpuinfo if you are running on this MIPS SoC.
>

It also results in "mips:allmodconfig" build failures in mainline
and is for that reason being marked as BROKEN. Unfortunately,
misguided attempts to clean it up had the opposite effect.

Guenter

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