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From: Michael Walle <michael@walle.cc>
To: Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@nxp.com>
Cc: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org, devicetree@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Shawn Guo <shawnguo@kernel.org>,
	Leo Li <leoyang.li@nxp.com>, Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 7/7] arm64: dts: ls1028a: use phy-mode instead of phy-connection-type
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2021 16:06:21 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <c352291c7a88af21b766e33d244b835d@walle.cc> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210831135916.ccvyc5intxs7rlal@skbuf>

Am 2021-08-31 15:59, schrieb Vladimir Oltean:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2021 at 03:40:13PM +0200, Michael Walle wrote:
>> In linux both are identical, phy-mode is used more often, though. Also
>> for the ls1028a both phy-connection-type and phy-mode was used, one 
>> for
>> the enetc nodes and the other for the switch nodes. Unify them. But 
>> the
>> main reason for this is that the device tree files can be shared with
>> the u-boot ones; there the enetc driver only supports the "phy-mode"
>> property.
>> 
>> Suggested-by: Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@nxp.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Michael Walle <michael@walle.cc>
>> ---
> 
> Actually that is not really a valid reason in itself for this change.
> The enetc U-Boot driver is perhaps a bit silly in that it calls
> ofnode_read_string(dev_ofnode(dev), "phy-mode") manually, especially
> since right below, it uses dm_eth_phy_connect() which searches for 
> both.
> 
> So we are artificially restricting what we support. It would be fine to
> do the dm_eth_phy_connect first, then use phy->interface for 
> enetc_start_pcs().

You mean in u-boot. I had a patch for it, but because you suggested
to convert it to the new property name, it isn't really needed anyway.
u-boot is just using the device trees within its source tree, so I
didn't care anymore ;)

> Anyway, I do not mind the patch at all.
> 
> Reviewed-by: Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@nxp.com>
Thanks!

-michael

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-31 14:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-31 13:40 [PATCH 0/7] arm64: dts: ls1028: GPU support and cleanups Michael Walle
2021-08-31 13:40 ` [PATCH 1/7] arm64: dts: ls1028a: move pixel clock pll into /soc Michael Walle
2021-08-31 13:40 ` [PATCH 2/7] arm64: dts: ls1028a: move Mali DP500 node " Michael Walle
2022-01-20  8:06   ` Leo Li
2022-01-20  8:17     ` Michael Walle
2021-08-31 13:40 ` [PATCH 3/7] arm64: dts: ls1028a: add Vivante GPU node Michael Walle
2021-08-31 13:40 ` [PATCH 4/7] arm64: dts: freescale: fix arm,sp805 compatible string Michael Walle
2021-08-31 13:40 ` [PATCH 5/7] arm64: dts: ls1028a: disable usb controller by default Michael Walle
2021-08-31 14:08   ` Vladimir Oltean
2021-08-31 13:40 ` [PATCH 6/7] arm64: dts: ls1028a: move PHY nodes to MDIO controller Michael Walle
2021-08-31 14:07   ` Vladimir Oltean
2021-08-31 13:40 ` [PATCH 7/7] arm64: dts: ls1028a: use phy-mode instead of phy-connection-type Michael Walle
2021-08-31 13:59   ` Vladimir Oltean
2021-08-31 14:06     ` Michael Walle [this message]
2021-10-04 13:02 ` [PATCH 0/7] arm64: dts: ls1028: GPU support and cleanups Shawn Guo

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