Commit 7d13eca0 authored by Florian Fainelli's avatar Florian Fainelli Committed by David S. Miller

Documentation: networking: dsa: Remove platform device TODO

Since commit 83c0afae ("net: dsa: Add new binding implementation"),
the shortcomings of the dsa platform device have been addressed, remove
that TODO item.
Signed-off-by: default avatarFlorian Fainelli <>
Acked-by: default avatarAndrew Lunn <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent e4d986a8
......@@ -587,26 +587,6 @@ of DSA, would be the its port-based VLAN, used by the associated bridge device.
The platform device problem
DSA is currently implemented as a platform device driver which is far from ideal
as was discussed in this thread:
This basically prevents the device driver model to be properly used and applied,
and support non-MDIO, non-MMIO Ethernet connected switches.
Another problem with the platform device driver approach is that it prevents the
use of a modular switch drivers build due to a circular dependency, illustrated
Attempts of reworking this has been done here:
Making SWITCHDEV and DSA converge towards an unified codebase
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