octeon-usb and dwc2 in staging are for the same hw

Paul Zimmerman Paul.Zimmerman at synopsys.com
Fri Aug 16 20:51:57 UTC 2013

> From: Aaro Koskinen [mailto:aaro.koskinen at iki.fi]
> Sent: Friday, August 16, 2013 1:45 PM
> On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 06:35:10PM +0000, Paul Zimmerman wrote:
> > Aaro, I would ask you the same question. Is the Octeon driver fully
> > functional? Are there any shortcomings with it that you know about?
> I sent this driver when mainlining the support for EdgeRouter Lite
> (http://www.ubnt.com/edgemax), and at the time I thought it was purely
> Octeon specific HCD driver (the source code does not give much hits
> about the actual HW block, and the vendor's GPL tar ball is my only
> documentation). On that hardware it works well - I have run stress tests
> with duration of couple of days with the mainline kernel and never
> seen any stability or any other issues. But if you consider it as a
> general purpose DWC2 driver it's probably a pile of crap, as it's full
> Octeon-specific hacks and assumptions.

Thanks for the info.

What sort of devices have you tested it with? Keyboards and mice?
Webcams? Speakers? Hubs? Multiple levels of hubs?


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