Re: [PATCH 1/2] staging: octeon: delete driver
From: Aaro Koskinen
Date: Tue Dec 10 2019 - 16:48:58 EST
On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 12:15:15PM -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 09:46:59PM +0200, Aaro Koskinen wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 01:01:20PM +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > > I have no idea :(
> > It's stated in the TODO file you are deleting (visible in your
> > patch): "This driver is functional and supports Ethernet on
> > OCTEON+/OCTEON2/OCTEON3 chips at least up to CN7030."
> > This includes e.g. some D-Link routers and Uniquiti EdgeRouters. You
> > can check from /proc/cpuinfo if you are running on this MIPS SoC.
> It also results in "mips:allmodconfig" build failures in mainline
> and is for that reason being marked as BROKEN. Unfortunately,
> misguided attempts to clean it up had the opposite effect.
This was because of stubs hack added by someone - people who do not run
or care about the hardware can now break it for others with their
silly x86 "compile test"s.