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Date:	Mon, 19 May 2014 14:52:57 -0700
From:	Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
To:	Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@...e-electrons.com>
Cc:	netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	"devicetree@...r.kernel.org" <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 2/4] net: systemport: use the new fixed PHY helpers

2014-05-19 13:19 GMT-07:00 Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni@...e-electrons.com>:
> Dear Florian Fainelli,
>
> On Mon, 19 May 2014 12:43:43 -0700, Florian Fainelli wrote:
>> +     priv->phydev = of_phy_connect(dev, priv->phy_dn, bcm_sysport_adj_link,
>> +                                     0, priv->phy_interface);
>>       if (!priv->phydev) {
>>               netdev_err(dev, "could not attach to PHY\n");
>>               return -ENODEV;
>> @@ -1551,6 +1551,20 @@ static int bcm_sysport_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>>       if (priv->phy_interface < 0)
>>               priv->phy_interface = PHY_INTERFACE_MODE_GMII;
>>
>> +     /* SYSTEMPORT uses the old 'fixed-link' 5-digit property which is
>> +      * deprecated, we need to register the fixed PHY using the Ethernet
>> +      * MAC node since we do not have a 'fixed-link' subnode.
>> +      */
>
> Actually even if you use the new fixed PHY DT binding, the DT node
> linked to the PHY is the Ethernet MAC node. This is because I didn't
> want to have a difference between how things are handled between the
> old and the new binding.

Sure, I agree, and the comment still stands, I am just expressing it
that we are not looking for the 'fixed-link' subnode, but the
'fixed-link' 5-digit property here. Would you want me to rephrase
that?
-- 
Florian
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