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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/11] net: phy: Add rockchip phy driver support
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Am Samstag, 24. Juni 2017, 16:04:06 CEST schrieb Andrew Lunn:
> > hmm, we do have quite a number of non-net phys in the phy subsystem
> > (DP, PCIe, ...) and given that the above would be CONFIG_ROCKCHIP_PHY
> > in a global sense, sounds like it could make things confusing.
> >
> > So some addition sounds reasonable ... ROCKCHIP_ETH_PHY or so?
>
> I follow you reasoning, but generic phy is the new kid on the
> block. It is well established that Ethernet PHYs are called
> <MANUFACTURER>_PHY.

Ok, then without further bikeshedding, let's just go with your
naming then (ROCKCHIP_PHY) :-) .


Heiko

> If you do want to consider generic phy, the logical name would be
> ROCKCHIP_PHY_PHY, since generic phy postfixes with _SATA, _USB, _PCIE,
> etc. But that does leave an issues when we have an Ethernet PHY which
> needs a generic PHY. In some sense, SERDES could be considered as
> something supported by a generic PHY...
>
> Andrew
>
>


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