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Re: [PATCH 4.4 05/56] ARM: dts: imx53-qsb-common: fix FEC pinmux config




On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 04:03:51AM +0000, Patrick Brünn wrote:
> >From: Ben Hutchings [mailto:ben.hutchings@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> >Sent: Dienstag, 14. November 2017 16:45
> >> 4.4-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> >>
> >> ------------------
> >>
> >> From: Patrick Bruenn <p.bruenn@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>
> >>
> >> [ Upstream commit 8b649e426336d7d4800ff9c82858328f4215ba01 ]
> >>
> >> The pinmux configuration in device tree was different from manual
> >> muxing in <u-boot>/board/freescale/mx53loco/mx53loco.c
> >> All pins were configured as NO_PAD_CTL(1 << 31), which was fine as the
> >> bootloader already did the correct pinmuxing for us.
> >> But recently u-boot is migrating to reuse device tree files from the
> >> kernel tree, so it seems to be better to have the correct pinmuxing in
> >> our files, too.
> >[...]
> >
> >Presumably u-boot will reuse the *upstream* device tree files, which
> >implies this doesn't need to be fixed on stable branches.
> >
> >Ben.
> I think Ben made a good point. It might be dangerous to change the pinmux
> configuration for an Ethernet controller in  stable kernels, just in case
> anyone out there uses a hardware and bootloader with different muxing.
> Shawn might be able to tell, if that is even possible.
> In case there is at least a chance someone is using a different configuration,
> I wouldn't backport this commit to any stable branch.

Ok, thanks, now dropped from the 4.4-stable queue.

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