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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] mdio_bus: Issue GPIO RESET to PHYs.
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On 20/04/17 16:13, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 11:39:20AM +0300, Roger Quadros wrote:
>> Some boards [1] leave the PHYs at an invalid state
>> during system power-up or reset thus causing unreliability
>> issues with the PHY which manifests as PHY not being detected
>> or link not functional. To fix this, these PHYs need to be RESET
>> via a GPIO connected to the PHY's RESET pin.
>>
>> Some boards have a single GPIO controlling the PHY RESET pin of all
>> PHYs on the bus whereas some others have separate GPIOs controlling
>> individual PHY RESETs.
>>
>> In both cases, the RESET de-assertion cannot be done in the PHY driver
>> as the PHY will not probe till its reset is de-asserted.
>> So do the RESET de-assertion in the MDIO bus driver.
>
> Hi Roger
>
> Networking patches should include in the subject line which tree they
> are for. In this case, net-next. So please make the Subject
>
> [patch v3 net-next] .....
>
>> [1] - am572x-idk, am571x-idk, a437x-idk
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Roger Quadros <rogerq@ti.com>
>> ---
>> v2:
>> - add device tree binding document (mdio.txt)
>> - specify default reset delay in of_mdio.c instead of mdio_bus.c
>>
>> Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/mdio.txt | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
>> drivers/net/phy/mdio_bus.c | 22 ++++++++++++++++++++++
>> drivers/of/of_mdio.c | 7 +++++++
>> include/linux/phy.h | 5 +++++
>> 4 files changed, 54 insertions(+)
>> create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/mdio.txt
>>
>> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/mdio.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/mdio.txt
>> new file mode 100644
>> index 0000000..6e703d7
>> --- /dev/null
>> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/mdio.txt
>> @@ -0,0 +1,20 @@
>> +Common MDIO bus properties.
>> +
>> +These are generic properties that can apply to any MDIO bus.
>> +
>> +Optional properties:
>> +- reset-gpios: List of one or more GPIOs that control the RESET lines
>> + of the PHYs on that MDIO bus.
>> +- reset-delay-us: RESET pulse width as per PHY datasheet.
>
> It would be good to explicitly say that it is in uS as part of the
> comment.
>
> Also, please document that we expect a list of child nodes, one per
> device on the bus. These should follow the generic phy.txt, or a
> device specific binding document.
>
>> +
>> +Example :
>> +
>
> It would be good to say something like:
>
> This example shows these optional properties, plus other properties
> required for the TI Davinci MDIO driver.
>
> Pointing this out may stop people cut/past the ti,hwmods property.
>
>> + davinci_mdio: ethernet@0x5c030000 {
>> + compatible = "ti,davinci_mdio";
>> + ti,hwmods = "davinci_mdio";
>> + reg = <0x5c030000 0x1000>;
>> + #address-cells = <1>;
>> + #size-cells = <0>;
>> + reset-gpios = <&gpio2 5 GPIO_ACTIVE_LOW>;
>> + reset-delay-us = <2>; /* PHY datasheet states 1uS min */
>> + };
>
> And please include at least one PHY on the bus.
>
> Sorry for asking for so much in the documentation. That is the problem
> with the documentation being missing to start with.
>
> The code looks good now.
>

OK Andrew. I'll post a v3 with your suggestions.

cheers,
-roger

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