[PATCH] realtek-poe: add support for PoE on Realtek switches

John Crispin john at phrozen.org
Tue May 11 10:38:14 PDT 2021

On 11.05.21 19:34, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
> I'm happy to see C code, but this implementation still doesn't address
> any of my comments I posted in the
> Re: [PATCH v2] rtl83xx-poe: add package
> https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/project/openwrt/patch/20210313165419.10713-1-bjorn@mork.no/#2666485 
> I strongly believe we need a more generic solution. A tiny framework
> with generic PoE imlementation and then rtl83xx support on top of that. 

agreed, but for now this makes PoE work for the community. the next step 
will be to move this into kernel space using the appropriate subsystems, 
however that will take time and effort.

the aim of the patch is to get support functional out of the box for the 
community and then address the real solution afterwards.


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