Re: [PATCH v5 00/20] net-next: stmmac: add dwmac-sun8i ethernet driver
From: Andrew Lunn
Date: Mon May 01 2017 - 10:45:54 EST
On Mon, May 01, 2017 at 10:28:46PM +0800, Chen-Yu Tsai wrote:
> On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 10:01 PM, Andrew Lunn <andrew@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Mon, May 01, 2017 at 02:45:00PM +0200, Corentin Labbe wrote:
> >> Hello
> >> This patch series add the driver for dwmac-sun8i which handle the Ethernet MAC
> >> present on Allwinner H3/H5/A83T/A64 SoCs.
> >> This driver is the continuation of the sun8i-emac driver.
> >> During the development, it appeared that in fact the hardware was a modified
> >> version of some dwmac.
> >> So the driver is now written as a glue driver for stmmac.
> >> It supports 10/100/1000 Mbit/s speed with half/full duplex.
> >> It can use an internal PHY (MII 10/100) or an external PHY
> >> via RGMII/RMII.
> > Hi Corentin
> > Sorry if this has been asked before....
> > Does the internal PHY have a phy driver? It seems like
> > tx-delay-ps/rx-delay-ps are properties of this internal PHY, and so
> > should be in the phy driver, if it has one.
> Nope. These affect the delay lines for the external PHY interface.
Oh, yes. I understood the patch wrong.
None of the patches actually use these properties. Are they actually
needed? We should avoid adding vendor specific properties, if they are