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Date:   Thu, 18 Jun 2020 14:45:53 +0100
From:   Russell King <rmk+kernel@...linux.org.uk>
To:     Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>,
        Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
        Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@...il.com>
Cc:     Jeremy Linton <jeremy.linton@....com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH net-next 5/9] net: phy: reword get_phy_device() kerneldoc

Reword the get_phy_device() kerneldoc to be more explicit about how
we probe for the PHY, and what the various return conditions signify.

Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@...linux.org.uk>
---
 drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c | 13 +++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c b/drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c
index 0e802c6add09..09096c3ceb86 100644
--- a/drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c
+++ b/drivers/net/phy/phy_device.c
@@ -800,8 +800,17 @@ static int get_phy_c22_id(struct mii_bus *bus, int addr, u32 *phy_id)
  * @addr: PHY address on the MII bus
  * @is_c45: If true the PHY uses the 802.3 clause 45 protocol
  *
- * Description: Reads the ID registers of the PHY at @addr on the
- *   @bus, then allocates and returns the phy_device to represent it.
+ * Probe for a PHY at @addr on @bus.
+ *
+ * When probing for a clause 22 PHY, then read the ID registers. If we find
+ * a valid ID, allocate and return a &struct phy_device.
+ *
+ * When probing for a clause 45 PHY, read the "devices in package" registers.
+ * If the "devices in package" appears valid, read the ID registers for each
+ * MMD, allocate and return a &struct phy_device.
+ *
+ * Returns an allocated &struct phy_device on success, %-ENODEV if there is
+ * no PHY present, or %-EIO on bus access error.
  */
 struct phy_device *get_phy_device(struct mii_bus *bus, int addr, bool is_c45)
 {
-- 
2.20.1

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