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Subject[net-next RFC PATCH 0/4] net: dsa: qca8k: code split for qca8k
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This is posted as an RFC as it does contain changes that depends on a
regmap patch. The patch is here [1] hoping it will get approved.

If it will be NACKed, I will have to rework this and revert one of the
patch that makes use of the new regmap bulk implementation.

Anyway, this is needed ad ipq4019 SoC have an internal switch that is
based on qca8k with very minor changes. The general function is equal.

Because of this we split the driver to common and specific code.

As the common function needs to be moved to a different file to be
reused, we had to convert every remaining user of qca8k_read/write/rmw
to regmap variant.
We had also to generilized the special handling for the ethtool_stats
function that makes use of the autocast mib. (ipq4019 will have a
different tagger and use mmio so it could be quicker to use mmio instead
of automib feature)
And we had to convert the regmap read/write to bulk implementation to
drop the special function that makes use of it. This will be compatible
with ipq4019 and at the same time permits normal switch to use the eth
mgmt way to send the entire ATU table read/write in one go.

(the bulk implementation could not be done when it was introduced as
regmap didn't support at times bulk read/write without a bus)

[1] https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20220715201032.19507-1-ansuelsmth@gmail.com/

Christian Marangi (4):
net: dsa: qca8k: drop qca8k_read/write/rmw for regmap variant
net: dsa: qca8k: convert to regmap read/write API
net: dsa: qca8k: rework mib autocast handling
net: dsa: qca8k: split qca8k in common and 8xxx specific code

drivers/net/dsa/qca/Makefile | 1 +
drivers/net/dsa/qca/{qca8k.c => qca8k-8xxx.c} | 1638 +++--------------
drivers/net/dsa/qca/qca8k-common.c | 1174 ++++++++++++
drivers/net/dsa/qca/qca8k.h | 61 +
4 files changed, 1463 insertions(+), 1411 deletions(-)
rename drivers/net/dsa/qca/{qca8k.c => qca8k-8xxx.c} (60%)
create mode 100644 drivers/net/dsa/qca/qca8k-common.c

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