Re: [PATCH v4 3/9] Documentation: bindings: net: add the Marvell PXA168 Ethernet controller
From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Tue Sep 23 2014 - 10:34:29 EST
On Tuesday 23 September 2014 16:01:13 Antoine Tenart wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 02:38:39PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > On Tuesday 23 September 2014 14:15:30 Antoine Tenart wrote:
> > > +Optional properties:
> > > +- port-id: should be '0','1' or '2'.
> > > +- phy-addr: MDIO address of the PHY.
> > > +- local-mac-address: see ethernet.txt file in the same directory.
> > > +
> > >
> > I believe new bindings should not use "phy-addr" properties, but
> > instead use a phy-handle property pointing to a phy device instead.
> That's the MDIO address of the PHY. It's a bit difficult to use a phy
> device as the driver uses the libphy. And that would break the platform
> using it.
> Or maybe you have something in mind?
I don't understand what you mean. Doesn't libphy imply using a phy_device?
What I meant was that you should be able to just call the standard
of_phy_connect() and other interfaces to deal with phylib.
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