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Date:	Tue, 20 May 2014 16:06:31 +0200
From:	Andrew Lunn <>
To:	Antoine Ténart 
Cc:	Andrew Lunn <>,
	Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <>,,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 1/7] phy: add a driver for the Berlin SATA PHY

> > > > +config PHY_BERLIN_SATA
> > > > +	bool
> > > 
> > > Is there any real reason why this cannot be tristate?
> > 
> > What we have seen with SATA drivers and phys, is there is link time
> > breakage if the SATA driver is built in and the phy is modular.
> > 
> > Maybe this has been fixed now? 
> Using tristate shouldn't be a problem. I compiled without the PHY
> driver, no link issue.

The problem i think was when the PHY core and driver was a module and
SATA built in. Please give that configuration a go.

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