[rt2x00-users] [PATCH1/4] rt2x00: Add kconfig option for RT5390 chip

Luis Correia buga at loide.net
Wed Feb 9 22:04:53 AEDT 2011


Hi,

On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 10:42, RA-Shiang Tu <Shiang_Tu at ralinktech.com> wrote:
> Hi Gertjan,
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Gertjan van Wingerde [mailto:gwingerde at gmail.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 09, 2011 5:42 AM
>> To: RA-Shiang Tu
>> Cc: users at rt2x00.serialmonkey.com; gregkh at suse.de
>> Subject: Re: [rt2x00-users] [PATCH1/4] rt2x00: Add kconfig
>> option for RT5390 chip
>>
>> On 02/08/11 11:49, RA-Shiang Tu wrote:
>> > Add kconfig option to RT5390 chip support for rt2x00
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Shiang Tu <shiang_tu at ralinktech.com>
>> > ---
>> >  drivers/net/wireless/rt2x00/Kconfig |   12 ++++++++++++
>> >  1 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>> >
>> > diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/rt2x00/Kconfig
>> > b/drivers/net/wireless/rt2x00/Kconfig
>> > index 6f383cd..ef6a75a 100644
>> > --- a/drivers/net/wireless/rt2x00/Kconfig
>> > +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/rt2x00/Kconfig
>> > @@ -97,6 +97,18 @@ config RT2800PCI_RT35XX
>> >           Support for these devices is non-functional at
>> the moment and is
>> >           intended for testers and developers.
>> >
>> > +config RT2800PCI_RT53XX
>> > +       bool "rt2800-pci - Include support for rt53xx
>> devices (EXPERIMENTAL)"
>> > +       depends on EXPERIMENTAL
>> > +       default n
>> > +       ---help---
>> > +         This adds support for rt53xx wireless chipset
>> family to the
>> > +         rt2800pci driver.
>> > +         Supported chips: RT5390
>> > +
>> > +         Support for these devices is non-functional at
>> the moment and is
>> > +         intended for testers and developers.
>> > +
>> >  endif
>> >
>> >  config RT2500USB
>>
>> Question: Do rt53xx USB devices also exist?
>>
>> If they do exist, it seems only appropriate to add them at
>> the same time, as most of the code changes you submit in
>> subsequent patches are actually on the common code, so
>> applicable to USB as well.
>>
>
> Yes, we do have rt53xx USB devices, but currently our first priority is make PCI/PCI-E based devices to support rt2x00.
> Besides, is that ok to add "RT2800USB_RT53XX"  related Kconfig option now even we didn't try to support it in upcoming few months?

No, it is NOT ok to enable a Kconfig option that isn't used.

You can add that option in the upcoming months, when the new driver
support is introduced


Luis Correia
rt2x00 project admin




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