[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH v2] lantiq, xrx200-net: add devicetree aliases support for port->mac mapping
blogic at openwrt.org
Fri Feb 26 03:25:45 EST 2016
On 22/12/2015 10:36, Martin Schiller wrote:
>>> And there are also situations, where you even can't do it in
>> > hardware:
>>> > > when you use the xrx200 in Gigabit mode, you can use mac 0,1,2,4,5.
>>> > > mac/port 3 is dead in this case.
>>> > >
>>> > > But you can't tell an enduser/customer that there is a port 2 and a
>> > port 4
>>> > > but no port 3.
>> > sure but solving this in the driver by using a virtual port abstraction
>> > is imho not good.
>> > i'll see if i can think of a better solution for this issue
> As this is a board specific issue, I thought solving this in the
> devicetree would be a nice way.
> But any better solution would be welcome.
can you use swconfig,port to solve this ? and it not, maybe extend the
swconfig code to also have a swconfig,portname option ?
that would be a far more generic solution.
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