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SubjectRe: [linux-sunxi] [PATCH v6 9/9] arm64: allwinner: a64: enable Wi-Fi for Pine64
在 2017-05-19 15:19,Maxime Ripard 写道:
> On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 11:03:33AM +0800, Icenowy Zheng wrote:
>> >The patch looks OK, but given the module is removable, I think it
>> >should be
>> >an overlay. The overlay would enable WiFi + Bluetooth, and all the
>> >peripherals needed to connect them.
>> >
>> >That way, if the module is not installed, we avoid confusing the user
>> >with
>> >unused peripherals, and avoid having live voltage on an unoccupied
>> >header.
>>
>> But as this header have specific usage, we will also confuse user
>> if it's not enabled as its target usage.
>
> Yet you would enable unused resources.
>
> This was already pointed out here:
> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9670235/

I think, before we have an official repository of device tree
overlays (either directly in torvalds/linux or maintained by
linux-sunxi), we shouldn't rely on device tree overlay
functionality.

>
> Maxime
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