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Date:	Wed, 30 Apr 2008 16:16:15 +0200
From:	Joakim Tjernlund <joakim.tjernlund@...nsmode.se>
To:	Grant Likely <grant.likely@...retlab.ca>
Cc:	wg@...ndegger.com, linuxppc-dev@...abs.org, paulus@...ba.org,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, Wolfgang Denk <wd@...x.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [POWERPC] mpc5200: Allow for fixed speed MII
	configurations


On Wed, 2008-04-30 at 07:26 -0600, Grant Likely wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 7:10 AM, Joakim Tjernlund
> <joakim.tjernlund@...nsmode.se> wrote:
> >
> >
> >  On Wed, 2008-04-30 at 07:07 -0600, Grant Likely wrote:
> >  > On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 1:36 AM, Joakim Tjernlund
> >  > <joakim.tjernlund@...nsmode.se> wrote:
> >  > >
> >  > >  On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 17:06 -0600, Grant Likely wrote:
> >  > >  > From: Grant Likely <grant.likely@...retlab.ca>
> >  > >  >
> >  > >  > Various improvements for configuring the MPC5200 MII link from the
> >  > >  > device tree:
> >  > >  > * Look for 'current-speed' property for fixed speed MII links
> >  > >
> >  > >  Not that I have looked, but why can't you use the fixed-link property?
> >  >
> >  > fixed-link seems to be a recent invention, whereas current-speed is
> >  > better know having already been in use with serial devices.  It seemed
> >  > to me to be a better choice, but my opinion can probably be swayed
> >  > (arguments welcome).
> >
> >  yes it is fairly new. You get alot more than just speed: Duplex/Pause
> >  You need these too.
> 
> duplex I've got.  pause I don't need.

dunno how you speify Half/Full Duplex, but isn't it possible that
someone else wants to use Pause in the future?
Isn't the point that everyone should use fixed-link when it is there
for this purpose?

 Jocke

  Jocke
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