[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 2/4] ath79: add QCA955x SGMII link loss workaround

Chuanhong Guo gch981213 at gmail.com
Fri May 31 10:44:50 EDT 2019


On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 9:34 PM Christian Lamparter <chunkeey at gmail.com> wrote:
> Not to be a party pooper. The ag71xx is well on its way to upstream.
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net-next.git/commit/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/ag71xx.c?id=d51b6ce441d356369387d20bc1de5f2edb0ab71e
> So sadly this all would need to be somehow upstreamed first and then
> backported again. *sight* :(
The upstream driver is pretty much broken on every SoCs with external
PHY/switch. Getting every ath79 SoC working with that driver is
already a headache.
I think we should just keep maintaining our ag71xx driver until
someone having a pile of ath79 routers get that driver working.

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