Re: [PATCH 3/9] net: ethernet: ti: cpts: rework initialization/deinitialization

From: Richard Cochran
Date: Wed Sep 14 2016 - 16:32:26 EST

On Wed, Sep 14, 2016 at 11:10:48PM +0300, Grygorii Strashko wrote:
> On 09/14/2016 04:52 PM, Richard Cochran wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 14, 2016 at 04:02:25PM +0300, Grygorii Strashko wrote:

> >> - if (!cpts->rx_enable)
> >> + if (!cpts || !cpts->rx_enable)
> >> return;

> Ok. I can't say I'd like all this checks, but there are internal requirement
> to allow CPTS to be disabled though DT on KS2 (even if built in).
> I'd try to clarify and return back here.
> But It'll be good to know your position - acceptable/can be discussed/completely unacceptable?

Look at that code snippet. We already test for @cpts->rx_enable. If
you want to disable cpts at run time, just avoid setting that field.
There is no need for any new tests or return codes.