Re: [PATCH 0/6] net: macb patch set cover letter

From: Andrew Lunn
Date: Mon Jun 17 2019 - 11:09:52 EST

> 3. 003-net-macb-add-PHY-configuration-in-MACB-PCI-wrapper.patch
> This patch is to configure TI PHY DP83867 in SGMII mode from
> our MAC PCI wrapper driver.
> With this change there is no need of PHY driver and dp83867
> module must be disabled. Users wanting to setup DP83867 PHY
> in SGMII mode can disable dp83867.ko driver, else dp83867.ko
> overwrite this configuration and PHY is setup as per dp83867.ko.

This sounds very wrong. Why not make the dp83867 driver support SGMII?