Re: [PATCH V2 03/12] net-next: mediatek: add embedded switch driver (ESW)
From: David Miller
Date: Fri Feb 26 2016 - 12:35:18 EST
From: Andrew Lunn <andrew@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2016 16:18:13 +0100
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 03:21:35PM +0100, John Crispin wrote:
>> The ESW is found in many of the old 100mbit MIPS based SoCs. it has 5
>> external ports, 1 cpu port and 1 further port that the internal HW
>> offloading engine connects to.
>> This driver is very basic and only provides basic init and irq support.
>> The SoC and switch core both have support for a special tag making DSA
>> support possible.
> Hi Crispin
> There was recently a discussion about adding switches without using
> DSA or switchdev. It was pretty much decided we would not accept such