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SubjectRe: [1/2] net: macb: Add phy-handle DT support
On Thu, Mar 08, 2018 at 06:32:47PM +0100, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 04:42:56PM -0600, Brad Mouring wrote:
> > This optional binding (as described in the ethernet DT bindings doc)
> > directs the netdev to the phydev to use. This is useful for a phy
> > chip that has >1 phy in it, and two netdevs are using the same phy
> > chip (i.e. the second mac's phy lives on the first mac's MDIO bus)
> > ...
> Hi Brad
> I think it is more logical to do this in macb_mii_probe().
> I would probably also move the fixed_link code from macb_mii_init() to
> macb_mii_probe(). I would probably also move the fallback to standard
> phy registration. Make macb_mii_init() about registering the MDIO bus,
> and macb_mii_probe() about probing the MDIO bus to find the PHY to
> use. At the moment, it is all rather mixed up.
> Andrew

Hi Andrew

That makes sense, I'll rework and resend. Thanks for the suggestion.


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