[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] ath79: use downstream ag71xx for Kernel 5.4

Steve Brown sbrown at ewol.com
Fri Mar 13 01:51:50 EDT 2020

Hi David,

On Fri, 2020-03-13 at 01:07 +0100, David Bauer wrote:
> The ag71xx driver from Linux 5.4 currently has various shortcomings
> when used with OpenWrt compared to our downstream version.
> For example, the upstream driver does not support modifying the
> ethernet
> clock and configuring RGMII delays on the MAC side.
> While we should certainly switch to the upstream driver, the amount
> of
> necessary patches would make it cumbersome to work with. It's also
> highly likely we won't be able to finish patching the upstream driver
> in
> time for a Linux 5.4 release.
> Tested on Siemens WS-AP3610.
> CC: Hauke Mehrtens <hauke at hauke-m.de>
> Signed-off-by: David Bauer <mail at david-bauer.net>

This patch also resolved the ethernet issue with my TP-Link a7-v5 that
I reported earlier.



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