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Date:   Fri, 29 Apr 2022 14:45:58 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     Michael Walle <>
Cc:     "David S . Miller" <>,
        Eric Dumazet <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Paolo Abeni <>,
        Rob Herring <>,
        Krzysztof Kozlowski <>,
        Horatiu Vultur <>,,
        Philipp Zabel <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 0/2] net: lan966x: remove PHY reset support

On Thu, Apr 28, 2022 at 01:40:47PM +0200, Michael Walle wrote:
> Remove the unneeded PHY reset node as well as the driver support for it.
> This was already discussed [1] and I expect Microchip to Ack on this
> removal. Since there is no user, no breakage is expected.
> I'm not sure it this should go through net or net-next and if the patches
> should have a Fixes: tag or not. In upstream linux there was never any user
> of it, so there is no bug to be fixed. But OTOH if the schema fix isn't
> backported, then there might be an older schema version still containing
> the reset node. Thoughts?

Is the switch driver usable in the last LTS kernel? Somebody could
build a product around 5.15, and i assume they will have issues?

That could be an argument for backporting.


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