ACK / APPLIED[E]: [D][E][SRU][PATCHv2 0/1] Enable Armada SOCs and MVPP2 NIC driver for disco/generic arm64

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at
Wed Jul 17 16:40:57 UTC 2019

On Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 03:09:21PM +0800, Po-Hsu Lin wrote:
> V2: drop CONFIG_ARCH_MULTI_V7 and add configs with updateconfigs as
> suggested by ppisati.
> == SRU Justification ==
> The mvpp2 is a driver for network controllers(s) in Marvell SOCs,
> particularly Armada 8040.
> However this driver was neither enabled as a module or a built-in for
> Disco arm64.
> == Fix ==
> Just like what we did for armhf, set CONFIG_MVPP2 to "m" for arm64 can
> solve this problem.
> We need to enable the Armada SOCs support (CONFIG_ARCH_MVEBU) as well
> to meet the dependency requirement.
> Other configs were added by the updateconfigs process.
> == Test ==
> A test kernel for Disco ARM64 could be found here:
> User has confirmed that the V1 kernel can fix this missing driver
> issue (V2 is just with CONFIG_ARCH_MULTI_V7 dropped and some configs
> added explicitly, I have it tested on an ARM64 node, the mvpp2 module
> can be loaded without any issue).
> == Regression Potential ==
> Low, this patch just enable the Armada SOCs and make this mvpp2 driver
> to be built as a module on ARM64, and we already have those for armhf.

Positive testing and smoke tested for regressions.

Acked-by: Seth Forshee <seth.forshee at>

Applied to eoan/master-next, thanks!

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