Re: [PATCH v6 0/5] net: macb: cover letter

From: Andrew Lunn
Date: Thu Jul 25 2019 - 14:06:47 EST

On Thu, Jul 25, 2019 at 01:27:58PM +0000, Parshuram Raju Thombare wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> >One thing which was never clear is how you are testing the features you are
> >adding. Please could you describe your test setup and how each new feature
> >is tested using that hardware. I'm particularly interested in what C45 device
> >are you using? But i expect Russell would like to know more about SFP
> >modules you are using. Do you have any which require 1000BaseX,
> >2500BaseX, or provide copper 1G?
> Sorry for late reply.
> Here is a little more information on our setup used for testing C45 patch with a view to
> try clarify a few points.
> Regarding the MDIO communication channel that our controller supports - We have tested
> MDIO transfers through Clause 22, but none of our local PHY's support Clause 45 so our hardware
> team have created an example Clause 45 slave device for us to add support to the driver.


Given Russells reply, i suggest you submit the MDIO Clause 45 patch,
and throw all the other patches away.