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Subject[PATCH] phy: Return NULL if the phy is optional
If we're trying to get a handle to an optional phy, then the phy framework
being disabled shouldn't return an hard error.

Instead, return NULL just like phy_optional_get does when there's no phy
provided in the DT.

Signed-off-by: Maxime Ripard <>
include/linux/phy/phy.h | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/phy/phy.h b/include/linux/phy/phy.h
index 78bb0d7f6b11..76487b8d74ea 100644
--- a/include/linux/phy/phy.h
+++ b/include/linux/phy/phy.h
@@ -289,7 +289,7 @@ static inline struct phy *devm_phy_get(struct device *dev, const char *string)
static inline struct phy *devm_phy_optional_get(struct device *dev,
const char *string)
- return ERR_PTR(-ENOSYS);
+ return NULL;

static inline struct phy *devm_of_phy_get(struct device *dev,
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