Re: [PATCH v4 0/2] Add new PHY APIs to framework to get/set PHY attributes

From: Vinod Koul
Date: Mon Jul 27 2020 - 05:55:22 EST

Hi Sekhar,

On 26-07-20, 01:24, Sekhar Nori wrote:
> Hi Vinod,
> On 7/17/20 12:20 PM, Swapnil Jakhade wrote:
> > This patch series adds a new pair of PHY APIs that can be used to get/set
> > all the PHY attributes. It also adds a new PHY attribute max_link_rate.
> >
> > It includes following patches:
> >
> > 1. v4-0001-phy-Add-new-PHY-attribute-max_link_rate-and-APIs-.patch
> > This patch adds max_link_rate as a new PHY attribute along with a pair of
> > APIs that allow using the generic PHY subsystem to get/set PHY attributes
> > supported by the PHY.
> >
> > 2. v4-0002-phy-cadence-torrent-Use-kernel-PHY-API-to-set-PHY.patch
> > This patch uses PHY API phy_set_attrs() to set corresponding PHY properties
> > in Cadence Torrent PHY driver. This will enable drivers using this PHY to
> > read these properties using PHY framework.
> >
> > The phy_get_attrs() API will be used in the DRM bridge driver [1] which is
> > in the process of upstreaming.
> Is it possible to queue these for v5.9 also? I did notice that phy
> updates for v5.9-rc1 are posted already. But these APIs are needed for
> the DisplayPort driver thats getting ready for merge too. Having these
> queued now will make managing dependencies much easier.

I would prefer if we defer core change to post rc1. For your display, we
can provide a signed tag for you/drm folks to fetch.

Would that be okay?