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From: Andrew Lunn <>
To: Florian Fainelli <>
Cc:, Vivien Didelot <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Jakub Kicinski <>,
	Rob Herring <>,
	Frank Rowand <>,
	open list <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 2/2] net: dsa: bcm_sf2: Ensure that MDIO diversion is used
Date: Sat, 5 Sep 2020 17:37:29 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, Sep 04, 2020 at 02:37:30PM -0700, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> Registering our slave MDIO bus outside of the OF infrastructure is
> necessary in order to avoid creating double references of the same
> Device Tree nodes, however it is not sufficient to guarantee that the
> MDIO bus diversion is used because of_phy_connect() will still resolve
> to a valid PHY phandle and it will connect to the PHY using its parent
> MDIO bus which is still the SF2 master MDIO bus. The reason for that is
> because BCM7445 systems were already shipped with a Device Tree blob
> looking like this (irrelevant parts omitted for simplicity):

Hi Florian

Thanks for the extended commit message.

Reviewed-by: Andrew Lunn <>


  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-05 15:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-04 21:37 [PATCH net-next v2 0/2] net: dsa: bcm_sf2: Ensure " Florian Fainelli
2020-09-04 21:37 ` [PATCH net-next v2 1/2] of: Export of_remove_property() to modules Florian Fainelli
2020-09-04 22:16   ` Rob Herring
2020-09-04 21:37 ` [PATCH net-next v2 2/2] net: dsa: bcm_sf2: Ensure that MDIO diversion is used Florian Fainelli
2020-09-05 15:37   ` Andrew Lunn [this message]
2020-09-05 21:29 ` [PATCH net-next v2 0/2] net: dsa: bcm_sf2: Ensure " Jakub Kicinski

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