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Date:   Thu, 28 May 2020 11:43:39 +0300
From:   Vladimir Oltean <olteanv@...il.com>
To:     Michael Walle <michael@...le.cc>
Cc:     netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        lkml <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>,
        Alex Marginean <alexandru.marginean@....com>,
        Claudiu Manoil <claudiu.manoil@....com>,
        Heiko Thiery <heiko.thiery@...il.com>,
        Russell King - ARM Linux admin <linux@...linux.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v3 0/3] net: enetc: remove bootloader dependency

On Thu, 28 May 2020 at 11:18, Michael Walle <michael@...le.cc> wrote:
>
> Am 2020-05-28 08:38, schrieb Michael Walle:
> > These patches were picked from the following series:
> > https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/1567779344-30965-1-git-send-email-claudiu.manoil@nxp.com/
> > They have never been resent. I've picked them up, addressed Andrews
> > comments, fixed some more bugs and asked Claudiu if I can keep their
> > SOB
> > tags; he agreed. I've tested this on our board which happens to have a
> > bootloader which doesn't do the enetc setup in all cases. Though, only
> > SGMII mode was tested.
> >
> > changes since v2:
> >  - removed SOBs from "net: enetc: Initialize SerDes for SGMII and
> > USXGMII
> >    protocols" because almost everything has changed.
> >  - get a phy_device for the internal PCS PHY so we can use the phy_
> >    functions instead of raw mdiobus writes
>
> mhh after reading,
> https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/CA+h21hoq2qkmxDFEb2QgLfrbC0PYRBHsca=0cDcGOr3txy9hsg@mail.gmail.com/
> this seems to be the wrong way of doing it.
>
> -michael

FWIW, some time after the merge window closes, I plan to convert the
felix and seville drivers to mdio_device. It wouldn't be such a big
deal to also convert enetc to phylink then, and also do this
phy_device -> mdio_device for it too.

Thanks,
-Vladimir

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