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Date:   Wed, 15 Sep 2021 01:11:32 -0700
From:   Saravana Kannan <>
To:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
        "Rafael J. Wysocki" <>,
        Andrew Lunn <>,
        Heiner Kallweit <>,
        Russell King <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>, Len Brown <>,
        Saravana Kannan <>
Cc:     John Stultz <>,
        Marek Szyprowski <>,
        Rob Herring <>,
        Geert Uytterhoeven <>,
        Vladimir Oltean <>,,,,
Subject: [PATCH v2 0/6] fw_devlink improvements

Patches ready for picking up:
Patch 1 fixes a bug in fw_devlink.
Patch 2-4 are meant to make debugging easier
Patch 5 and 6 fix fw_devlink issues with PHYs and networking


I think Patch 5 and 6 should be picked up be Greg too. Let me know if
you disagree.


Cc: John Stultz <>
Cc: Marek Szyprowski <>
Cc: Rob Herring <>
Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Cc: Andrew Lunn <>
Cc: Vladimir Oltean <>

- Added a few Reviewed-by and Tested-by tags
- Addressed Geert's comments in patches 3 and 5
- Dropped the fw_devlink.debug patch
- Added 2 more patches to the series to address other fw_devlink issues


Saravana Kannan (6):
  driver core: fw_devlink: Improve handling of cyclic dependencies
  driver core: Set deferred probe reason when deferred by driver core
  driver core: Create __fwnode_link_del() helper function
  driver core: Add debug logs when fwnode links are added/deleted
  driver core: fw_devlink: Add support for FWNODE_FLAG_NEEDS_CHILD_BOUND_ON_ADD
  net: mdiobus: Set FWNODE_FLAG_NEEDS_CHILD_BOUND_ON_ADD for mdiobus parents

 drivers/base/core.c        | 90 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------
 drivers/net/phy/mdio_bus.c |  4 ++
 include/linux/fwnode.h     | 11 +++--
 3 files changed, 75 insertions(+), 30 deletions(-)


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