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SubjectRE: [EXT] Re: [PATCH v1 0/7] ACPI support for xgmac_mdio and dpaa2-mac drivers.
Hi Florian

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Florian Fainelli <>
> Sent: Monday, February 3, 2020 11:32 PM
> To: Calvin Johnson <>;; Jon


> On 1/31/20 7:34 AM, Calvin Johnson wrote:
> > From: Calvin Johnson <>
> >
> > This patch series provides ACPI support for xgmac_mdio and dpaa2-mac
> > driver. Most of the DT APIs are replaced with fwnode APIs to handle
> > both DT and ACPI nodes.
> >
> > Old patch by Marcin Wojtas: (mdio_bus: Introduce fwnode MDIO helpers),
> > is reused in this series to get some fwnode mdio helper APIs.
> Andrew's comment on your first patch is a good summary of what this patch
> series does, instead of consolidating the existing code and making it less of_*
> centric and more firmware agnostic, this duplicates the existing infrastructure
> almost line for line to create a fwnode specific implementation. The
> preference would be for you to move away from that and use device_*
> properties as much as possible while making the code capable of handling all
> firmware implementations.

Thanks for the suggestion. Will take this direction for v2.

> Can you also show a few DSDT for the devices that you are working so we can
> a feeling of how you represented the various properties and parent/child
> devices dependencies?

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