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Date:   Sat, 18 May 2019 13:17:25 +1200
From:   Michael Schmitz <>
To:     Andrew Lunn <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] resolve module name conflict for asix PHY and USB

Thanks Andrew,

makes perfect sense - patch resent.



Am 18.05.2019 um 09:20 schrieb Andrew Lunn:
> On Sat, May 18, 2019 at 08:25:15AM +1200, Michael Schmitz wrote:
>> Haven't heard back in a while, so here goes:
>> Commit 31dd83b96641 ("net-next: phy: new Asix Electronics PHY driver")
>> introduced a new PHY driver drivers/net/phy/asix.c that causes a module
>> name conflict with a pre-existiting driver (drivers/net/usb/asix.c).
>> The PHY driver is used by the X-Surf 100 ethernet card driver, and loaded
>> by that driver via its PHY ID. A rename of the driver looks unproblematic.
>> Rename PHY driver to ax88796b.c in order to resolve name conflict.
> Hi Michael
> Please just use git mv and do it all one patch. It then makes it clear
> you have not changed the driver, just renamed it.
> Thanks
> 	Andrew

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