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Date:	Tue, 15 Nov 2011 17:44:24 +0200
From:	Baruch Siach <baruch@...s.co.il>
To:	Andy Fleming <afleming@...escale.com>
Cc:	"netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: fsl_pq_mdio: fix non tbi phy access

Hi Andy,

On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 09:06:03AM -0600, Andy Fleming wrote:
> On Nov 14, 2011, at 11:17 PM, Baruch Siach wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 09:04:47PM +0000, Fleming Andy-AFLEMING wrote:

[snip]

> >> And looking at the p1010si.dtsi, I see that it's automatically there for 
> >> you.
> >> 
> >> How were you breaking?
> > 
> > Adding linuxppc to Cc.
> > 
> > My board is P1011 based, the single core version of P1020, not P1010. In 
> > p1020si.dtsi I see no tbi node. In p1020rdb.dts I see a tbi node but only for 
> > mdio@...00, not mdio@...00, which is what I'm using.
> > 
> > Am I missing something?
> 
> Well, that's a bug. In truth, the silicon dtsi trees should not have tbi 
> nodes, as that's highly machine-specific. The p1020rdb is apparently relying 
> on the old behavior, which is broken, and due to the fact that the first 
> ethernet interface doesn't *use* the TBI PHY.
> 
> You should add this to your board tree:
> 
>                 mdio@...00 {
> 
>                         tbi0: tbi-phy@11 {
>                                 reg = <0x11>;
>                                 device_type = "tbi-phy";
>                         };
>                 };
> 
> And add the PHYs you use, as well as set reg (and the value after the "@") 
> to something that makes sense for your board.

Thanks for your detailed explanation and prompt response. I've added a tbi 
node, dropped my patch, and now my board works as expected.

> I am going to go right now, and add tbi nodes for all of the Freescale 
> platforms. I will also modify the fsl_pq_mdio code to be more explicit about 
> its reason for failure.

Please Cc me on these.

Thanks,
baruch

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