Re: [PATCH] phylib: Make PHYs children of their MDIO bus, not the bus' parent.
From: David Miller
Date: Tue Aug 25 2015 - 14:31:42 EST
From: David Daney <ddaney.cavm@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:16:03 -0700
> From: David Daney <david.daney@xxxxxxxxxx>
> commit 18ee49ddb0d2 ("phylib: rename mii_bus::dev to mii_bus::parent")
> changed the parent of PHY devices from the bus to the bus parent.
> Then, commit 4dea547fef1b ("phylib: rework to prepare for OF
> registration of PHYs") moved the code into phy_device.c
> At this point, it is somewhat unclear why the change was seen as
> necessary. But, when we look at the device model tree in
> /sys/devices, it is clearly incorrect. The PHYs should be children of
> their MDIO bus.
> Change the PHY's parent device to be the MDIO bus device.
> Cc: Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Grant Likely <grant.likely@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: David Daney <david.daney@xxxxxxxxxx>
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