Re: [PATCH] net: of_mdio: scan mdiobus for PHYs without regproperty

From: David Miller
Date: Mon Apr 08 2013 - 16:57:11 EST

From: Sebastian Hesselbarth <sebastian.hesselbarth@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 7 Apr 2013 13:09:48 +0200

> Using DT for mdiobus and ethernet-phy requires to know the PHY address, which
> is hard to guess if you don't know it. This patch extends of_mdiobus_register
> to scan mdiobus for PHYs if reg property of the corresponding node is not set.
> This also allows to have phy nodes in SoC DT files where the reg property can
> be overwritten in the board file later. To encourage people to finally set the
> actual phy address, the mdiobus scan is noisier than required.
> Signed-off-by: Sebastian Hesselbarth <sebastian.hesselbarth@xxxxxxxxx>

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