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Date:	Tue, 04 Dec 2007 15:07:49 -0500
From:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
To:	Vitaly Bordug <vitb@...nel.crashing.org>
CC:	linuxppc-dev@...abs.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] [NET] phy/fixed.c: rework to not duplicate PHY layer
 functionality

Vitaly Bordug wrote:
> With that patch fixed.c now fully emulates MDIO bus, thus no need
> to duplicate PHY layer functionality. That, in turn, drastically
> simplifies the code, and drops down line count.
> 
> As an additional bonus, now there is no need to register MDIO bus
> for each PHY, all emulated PHYs placed on the platform fixed MDIO bus.
> There is also no more need to pre-allocate PHYs via .config option,
> this is all now handled dynamically.
> 
> p.s. Don't even try to understand patch content! Better: apply patch
> and look into resulting drivers/net/phy/fixed.c.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Anton Vorontsov <avorontsov@...mvista.com>
> Signed-off-by: Vitaly Bordug <vitb@...nel.crashing.org>

ACK, I presume this will go via the ppc tree?


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