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Date:	Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:19:38 -0500 (EST)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	tobias@...dekranz.com
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] dsa: mv88e6131: support fixed PHYs

From: Tobias Waldekranz <tobias@...dekranz.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:13:17 +0100

> Statically setup the PCS Control on the MAC to match the fixed PHY.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Tobias Waldekranz <tobias@...dekranz.com>
 ...
> +	/* PPU will configure MACs with physical PHYs */
> +	if (!fixed_phy_get_status(phy))
> +		return;

I kind of agree with Florian that you probably don't need this.

And furthermore, this fixed_phy_get_status() interface you created
isn't even used for what it's designed for.

As coded, fixed_phy_get_status() returns the link status structure,
but here you are only interested in whether a phy is fixed or not
because you're simply making a boolean test upon whether you were
given a non-NULL fixed phy status or not.
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