Re: [PATCH net-next v5 00/10] net: axienet: Introduce dmaengine

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On 08-08-23, 15:53, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Aug 2023 11:21:39 +0530 Radhey Shyam Pandey wrote:
> > The axiethernet driver can use the dmaengine framework to communicate
> > with the xilinx DMAengine driver(AXIDMA, MCDMA). The inspiration behind
> > this dmaengine adoption is to reuse the in-kernel xilinx dma engine
> > driver[1] and remove redundant dma programming sequence[2] from the
> > ethernet driver. This simplifies the ethernet driver and also makes
> > it generic to be hooked to any complaint dma IP i.e AXIDMA, MCDMA
> > without any modification.
> > 
> > The dmaengine framework was extended for metadata API support during
> > the axidma RFC[3] discussion. However, it still needs further
> > enhancements to make it well suited for ethernet usecases.
> > 
> > Comments, suggestions, thoughts to implement remaining functional
> > features are very welcome!
> Vinod, any preference on how this gets merged?
> Since we're already at -rc5 if the dmaengine parts look good to you 
> taking those in for 6.6 and delaying the networking bits until 6.7
> could be on the table? Possibly?

Yep, I am picking the dmaengine bits


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