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Date:   Sat, 9 May 2020 09:38:28 +0200
From:   Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
To:     Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
Cc:     netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Nicolas Saenz Julienne <nsaenzjulienne@...e.de>,
        Stefan Wahren <wahrenst@....net>,
        Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@...sung.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Tal Gilboa <talgi@...lanox.com>,
        Michael Chan <michael.chan@...adcom.com>,
        Andy Gospodarek <gospo@...adcom.com>,
        Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>,
        open list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net: broadcom: Imply BROADCOM_PHY for BCMGENET

Hi Florian,

Thanks for your patch!

On Sat, May 9, 2020 at 12:32 AM Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com> wrote:
> The GENET controller on the Raspberry Pi 4 (2711) is typically
> interfaced with an external Broadcom PHY via a RGMII electrical
> interface. To make sure that delays are properly configured at the PHY
> side, ensure that we get a chance to have the dedicated Broadcom PHY
> driver (CONFIG_BROADCOM_PHY) enabled for this to happen.

I guess it can be interfaced to a different external PHY, too?

> Fixes: 402482a6a78e ("net: bcmgenet: Clear ID_MODE_DIS in EXT_RGMII_OOB_CTRL when not needed")
> Reported-by: Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@...sung.com>
> Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>

> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/Kconfig
> @@ -69,6 +69,7 @@ config BCMGENET
>         select BCM7XXX_PHY
>         select MDIO_BCM_UNIMAC
>         select DIMLIB
> +       imply BROADCOM_PHY if ARCH_BCM2835

Which means support for the BROADCOM_PHY is always included
on ARCH_BCM2835, even if a different PHY is used?

>         help
>           This driver supports the built-in Ethernet MACs found in the
>           Broadcom BCM7xxx Set Top Box family chipset.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                        Geert

-- 
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