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Date:   Fri, 11 Sep 2020 14:53:15 +0200
From:   Marek Behún <marek.behun@....cz>
To:     Russell King - ARM Linux admin <linux@...linux.org.uk>
Cc:     Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>, Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-leds@...r.kernel.org,
        Dan Murphy <dmurphy@...com>,
        Ondřej Jirman <megous@...ous.com>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Matthias Schiffer <matthias.schiffer@...tq-group.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next + leds v2 6/7] net: phy: marvell: add support
 for LEDs controlled by Marvell PHYs

On Thu, 10 Sep 2020 22:44:54 +0100
Russell King - ARM Linux admin <linux@...linux.org.uk> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 10, 2020 at 10:31:12PM +0200, Marek Behun wrote:
> > On Thu, 10 Sep 2020 19:34:35 +0100
> > Russell King - ARM Linux admin <linux@...linux.org.uk> wrote:
> >   
> > > On Thu, Sep 10, 2020 at 08:31:54PM +0200, Andrew Lunn wrote:  
> > > > Generally the driver will default to the hardware reset blink
> > > > pattern. There are a few PHY drivers which change this at
> > > > probe, but not many. The silicon defaults are pretty good.    
> > > 
> > > The "right" blink pattern can be a matter of how the hardware is
> > > wired.  For example, if you have bi-colour LEDs and the PHY
> > > supports special bi-colour mixing modes.
> > >   
> > 
> > Have you seen such, Russell? This could be achieved via the
> > multicolor LED framework, but I don't have a device which uses such
> > LEDs, so I did not write support for this in the Marvell PHY driver.
> > 
> > (I guess I could test it though, since on my device LED0 and LED1
> > are used, and this to can be put into bi-colour LED mode.)  
> 
> I haven't, much to my dismay. The Macchiatobin would have been ideal -
> the 10G RJ45s have bi-colour on one side and green on the other. It
> would have been useful if they were wired to support the PHYs bi-
> colour mode.
> 

I have access to a Macchiatobin here at work. I am willing to add
support for bicolor LEDs, but only after we solve and merge this first
proposal.

Marek

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