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Date:   Thu, 10 Sep 2020 13:21:38 -0500
From:   Dan Murphy <>
To:     Andrew Lunn <>
CC:     Jakub Kicinski <>, <>,
        <>, <>,
        <>, <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v3 2/3] net: phy: dp83869: support Wake on LAN


On 9/10/20 1:02 PM, Andrew Lunn wrote:
>>>>    static int dp83869_config_port_mirroring(struct phy_device *phydev)
>>>>    {
>>>>    	struct dp83869_private *dp83869 = phydev->priv;
>>> Overall this code looks quite similar to dp83867, is there no way to
>>> factor this out?
>> Factor what out?  Yes the DP83867 and DP83869 are very similar in registers
>> and bitmaps.  They just differ in their feature sets.
>> The WoL code was copied and pasted to the 869 and I would like to keep the
>> two files as similar as I can as it will be easier to fix and find bugs.
> It will be even easier if they shared the same code. You could create
> a library of functions, like bcm-phy-lib.c.

If I do that I would want to add in the DP83822 and the DP83811 as well 
even though the SOP and Data registers are different the code is the same.

I can just pass in the register numbers in.

That will have to be something I refactor later as it will rip up at 
least 4 TI drivers if not more.


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