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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next 4/6] arm64: dts: fsl: ls1028a: Add Felix switch port DT node
> Nice discussion, again, but there's a missing point that has not been
> brought up yet. We actually intend to support the following hardware
> configuration: a single PCI device consisting of the Microsemi's switch core
> and our DMA rings.
> The hardware supports this configuration into a single PCI function (PF),
> with a unique PCI function id (0xe111), so that the same driver has access to
> both switch registers and DMA rings connected to the CPU port. This device
> would qualify as a switchdev device, and we can simply reuse the existing
> ocelot code for the switch core part. The initial patch set was the first step in
> supporting the switch core on our platform, we just need to add the support
> for the DMA rings part, to make it a complete switchdev solution.

Hi Claudiu

It sound like in the end you will have a core library and then two
drivers wrapped around it, giving a pure switchdev device with polled
IO or DMA, and a DSA driver using a CPU port.


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