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Date:   Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:05:10 +0100
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     Kai-Heng Feng <>
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] net: phy: marvell: Honor phy LED set by system
 firmware on a Dell hardware

> The dwmac-intel device is an integrated end point connects directly to
> the host bridge, so it won't be in a form of PCIe addin card.

But is there anything stopping the owner adding another PCIe Ethernet

Please remember, you are not adding a solution here for one specific
machine, you are adding a general infrastructure which any machine can
use, for any MAC/PHY combination. It simply does not scale adding
hacks for random machines. So you always need to keep the big picture
in mind.


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