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Date:	Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:16:19 +0200
From: (Krzysztof HaƂasa)
To:	Fabio Estevam <>
Cc:	"netdev\" <>,
	Ezequiel Garcia <>
Subject: Re: Parent device of MDIO bus

>> I noticed a recent change a71e3c37960ce5f9c6a519bc1215e3ba9fa83e75:
>>     net: phy: Set the driver when registering an MDIO bus device
>>     mdiobus_register() registers a device which is already bound to a driver.
>>     Hence, the driver pointer should be set properly in order to track down
>>     the driver associated to the MDIO bus.
>>     This will be used to allow ethernet driver to pin down a MDIO bus driver,
>>     preventing it from being unloaded while the PHY device is running.

Fabio Estevam <> writes:

> This patch has been reverted in mainline.

Short and simple... Thanks.
Krzysztof Halasa

Research Institute for Automation and Measurements PIAP
Al. Jerozolimskie 202, 02-486 Warsaw, Poland
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