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Date:   Tue, 17 Nov 2020 03:53:54 +0100
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     Heiner Kallweit <>
Cc:     Russell King - ARM Linux <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        David Miller <>,
        "" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net: phy: don't duplicate driver name in

On Sun, Nov 15, 2020 at 04:03:10PM +0100, Heiner Kallweit wrote:
> Currently we print the driver name twice in phy_attached_print():
> - phy_dev_info() prints it as part of the device info
> - and we print it as part of the info string
> This is a little bit ugly, it makes the info harder to read,
> especially if the driver name is a little bit longer.
> Therefore omit the driver name (if set) in the info string.
> Example from r8169 that uses phylib:
> old: Generic FE-GE Realtek PHY r8169-300:00: attached PHY driver \
>    [Generic FE-GE Realtek PHY] (mii_bus:phy_addr=r8169-300:00, irq=IGNORE)
> new: Generic FE-GE Realtek PHY r8169-300:00: attached PHY driver \
>    (mii_bus:phy_addr=r8169-300:00, irq=IGNORE)
> Signed-off-by: Heiner Kallweit <>

Reviewed-by: Andrew Lunn <>


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