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From: Taras Chornyi <taras.chornyi@plvision.eu>
To: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>,
	Vadym Kochan <vadym.kochan@plvision.eu>,
	Mickey Rachamim <mickeyr@marvell.com>
Cc: Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch>,
	Tobias Waldekranz <tobias@waldekranz.com>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@nxp.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 5/7] net: marvell: prestera: add LAG support
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 22:52:55 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <401543c2-63c5-a45b-94f6-28da54aa43d5@plvision.eu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210209093500.53b55ca8@kicinski-fedora-pc1c0hjn.dhcp.thefacebook.com>



On 09.02.2021 19:35, Jakub Kicinski wrote:

> 
> Sounds like we have 3 people who don't like FW-heavy designs dominating
> the kernel - this conversation can only go one way. 
> 
> Marvell, Plvision anything to share? AFAIU the values of Linux kernel
> are open source, healthy community, empowering users. With the SDK on
> the embedded CPU your driver does not seem to tick any of these boxes.
> 

I agree that FW-less solution has many advantages that enable the community
to engage in its development actively. We have continuance discussions with
Marvell and as Mickey stated, more PP modules will be managed from in-kernel 
code and not from FW allowing kernel developers to extend/improve it.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-02-10 20:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 31+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-03 16:54 [PATCH net-next 0/7] Marvell Prestera Switchdev misc updates Vadym Kochan
2021-02-03 16:54 ` [PATCH net-next 1/7] net: marvell: prestera: bump supported firmware version to 2.5 Vadym Kochan
2021-02-03 16:54 ` [PATCH net-next 2/7] net: marvell: prestera: disable events interrupt while handling Vadym Kochan
2021-02-05  5:10   ` Jakub Kicinski
2021-02-05 11:28     ` Vadym Kochan
2021-02-03 16:54 ` [PATCH net-next 3/7] net: marvell: prestera: add support for AC3X 98DX3265 device Vadym Kochan
2021-02-03 16:54 ` [PATCH net-next 4/7] net: marvell: prestera: move netdev topology validation to prestera_main Vadym Kochan
2021-02-05 14:09   ` Vladimir Oltean
2021-02-03 16:54 ` [PATCH net-next 5/7] net: marvell: prestera: add LAG support Vadym Kochan
2021-02-05  5:16   ` Jakub Kicinski
2021-02-08 19:54     ` Tobias Waldekranz
2021-02-08 21:05       ` Jakub Kicinski
2021-02-08 22:30         ` Andrew Lunn
2021-02-09 12:37           ` Tobias Waldekranz
2021-02-09 11:56         ` Tobias Waldekranz
2021-02-09 17:48           ` Jakub Kicinski
2021-02-09 13:58         ` Andrew Lunn
2021-02-09 17:35           ` Jakub Kicinski
2021-02-09 20:31             ` [EXT] " Mickey Rachamim
2021-02-09 21:34               ` Tobias Waldekranz
2021-02-10 10:41                 ` Mickey Rachamim
2021-02-10 21:44                   ` Tobias Waldekranz
2021-02-10  0:28               ` Andrew Lunn
2021-02-10 10:42                 ` Mickey Rachamim
2021-02-10 19:25               ` Jakub Kicinski
2021-02-10 20:52             ` Taras Chornyi [this message]
2021-02-05 15:24   ` Vladimir Oltean
2021-02-03 16:54 ` [PATCH net-next 6/7] net: marvell: prestera: align flood setting according to latest firmware version Vadym Kochan
2021-02-03 16:54 ` [PATCH net-next 7/7] net: marvell: prestera: fix port event handling on init Vadym Kochan
2021-02-05  5:19   ` Jakub Kicinski
2021-02-05 12:31     ` Vadym Kochan

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