Re: [PATCH 04/11] net: phylink: switch to using fwnode_gpiod_get_index()
From: Russell King - ARM Linux admin
Date: Wed Sep 11 2019 - 06:10:26 EST
On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 02:55:11AM -0700, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 10:49:29AM +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux admin wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 12:46:19PM +0300, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> > > On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 10:39:14AM +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux admin wrote:
> > > > On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 12:25:14PM +0300, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> > > > > On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 12:52:08AM -0700, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > > > > > Instead of fwnode_get_named_gpiod() that I plan to hide away, let's use
> > > > > > the new fwnode_gpiod_get_index() that mimics gpiod_get_index(), bit
> > > > > > works with arbitrary firmware node.
> > e > >
> > > > > I'm wondering if it's possible to step forward and replace
> > > > > fwnode_get_gpiod_index by gpiod_get() / gpiod_get_index() here and
> > > > > in other cases in this series.
> > > >
> > > > No, those require a struct device, but we have none. There are network
> > > > drivers where there is a struct device for the network complex, but only
> > > > DT nodes for the individual network interfaces. So no, gpiod_* really
> > > > doesn't work.
> > >
> > > In the following patch the node is derived from struct device. So, I believe
> > > some cases can be handled differently.
> > phylink is not passed a struct device - it has no knowledge what the
> > parent device is.
> > In any case, I do not have "the following patch".
> Andy is talking about this one:
> diff --git a/drivers/net/phy/mdio_bus.c b/drivers/net/phy/mdio_bus.c
> index ce940871331e..9ca51d678123 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/phy/mdio_bus.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/phy/mdio_bus.c
> @@ -46,8 +46,8 @@ static int mdiobus_register_gpiod(struct mdio_device *mdiodev)
> /* Deassert the optional reset signal */
> if (mdiodev->dev.of_node)
> - gpiod = fwnode_get_named_gpiod(&mdiodev->dev.of_node->fwnode,
> - "reset-gpios", 0,
> + gpiod = fwnode_gpiod_get_index(&mdiodev->dev.of_node->fwnode,
> + "reset", 0, GPIOD_OUT_LOW,
> "PHY reset");
> Here if we do not care about "PHY reset" label, we could use
> gpiod_get(&mdiodev->dev, "reset", GPIOD_OUT_LOW).
Here, you have a struct device, so yes, it's possible.
Referring back to my comment, notice that I said we have none for the
phylink case, so it's not possible there.
I'm not sure why Andy replied the way he did, unless he mis-read my
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