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SubjectRe: [PATCH] can: enable multi-queue for SocketCAN devices
On 03/14/2018 01:26 PM, Jonas Mark (BT-FIR/ENG1) wrote:
>> Do you have a driver or a patch to make a driver mq aware?
> Yes, we have CAN hardware with multiple queues and we also have a
> SocketCAN driver for it.
> IMHO the driver will be of very little use for the Linux community
> because the HW is proprietary.

That doesn't matter. It would be the first driver that makes use of the
feature, so we can learn from it. And you might get a free review of
your driver.

> Our motivation to separate this patch from the proprietary SocketCAN
> driver

Looking at your email address I assume your employer sells devices with
this hardware and the driver. So someone has to provide the sources for
it anyways to fulfil the GPL license requirements. :)

> is that we felt it was odd that the multi-queue infrastructure is in
> place and only very few lines of code are missing to offer it to the
> CAN networking subsystem as well.


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