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Date:   Tue, 5 Oct 2021 08:56:14 +0200
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, stable@...r.kernel.org,
        Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5.4 29/56] net: phy: bcm7xxx: request and manage GPHY
 clock

On Mon, Oct 04, 2021 at 01:35:40PM -0700, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> On 10/4/21 5:52 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > From: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
> > 
> > [ Upstream commit ba4ee3c053659119472135231dbef8f6880ce1fb ]
> > 
> > The internal Gigabit PHY on Broadcom STB chips has a digital clock which
> > drives its MDIO interface among other things, the driver now requests
> > and manage that clock during .probe() and .remove() accordingly.
> > 
> > Because the PHY driver can be probed with the clocks turned off we need
> > to apply the dummy BMSR workaround during the driver probe function to
> > ensure subsequent MDIO read or write towards the PHY will succeed.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
> > Reviewed-by: Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
> > Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
> > Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
> 
> Please drop this patch from the queue, this is not a bug fix for the 5.4
> branch. If you would like me to send a patch for "net: phy: bcm7xxx:
> Fixed indirect MMD operations", please let me know.

I have dropped both of these now.  If you think the second commit needs
to be in the 5.4.y tree, please send a backport.

thanks,

greg k-h

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