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Date:   Tue, 5 Oct 2021 12:18:51 -0400
From:   Sean Anderson <>
To:     "Russell King (Oracle)" <>
Cc:, "David S . Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,,
        Andrew Lunn <>,
        Heiner Kallweit <>,
        Rob Herring <>,
Subject: Re: [RFC net-next PATCH 01/16] dt-bindings: net: Add pcs property

On 10/5/21 5:39 AM, Russell King (Oracle) wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 04, 2021 at 03:15:12PM -0400, Sean Anderson wrote:
>> Add a property for associating PCS devices with ethernet controllers.
>> Because PCS has no generic analogue like PHY, I have left off the
>> -handle suffix.
> For PHYs, we used to have phy and phy-device as property names, but the
> modern name is "phy-handle". I think we should do the same here, so I
> would suggest using "pcs-handle".
> We actually already have LX2160A platforms using "pcs-handle", (see
> Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/fsl,qoriq-mc-dpmac.yaml) so we're
> in danger of ending up with multiple property names describing the same
> thing.

Either way is fine by me.


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