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Date:	Sun, 09 Mar 2014 20:30:01 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: phy: Add sysfs attribute to prevent PHY suspend

From: Sebastian Hesselbarth <>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:25:24 +0100

> There is no way to determine if a bootloader is broken or not. The
> sysfs knob allows to provide a use case based decision. Of course,
> we can invent some freaky device tree property but that the DT
> maintainers will not like either.

My point is that whatever mechanism is used to "decide" that the sysfs
knob gets set, can also be used to "decide" that a DT property is
instantiated in the device tree.
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