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SubjectRe: [linux-sunxi] [PATCH v6 9/9] arm64: allwinner: a64: enable Wi-Fi for Pine64
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:


Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
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