[PATCH 1/6] bus: Add shared MDIO bus framework

Andrew Lunn andrew at lunn.ch
Tue Apr 26 10:45:05 PDT 2016

> I am not clear on how common a shared MDIO bus is on other SoCs, but the
> other Broadcom SoCs I am familiar with have dedicated MDIO buses
> instances per type of PHY (PCIe, BUSB, Ethernet), thus making the split
> a ton easier.

I don't actually see this shared bus being an issue, once the mux it
implemented. With the mux, you see N MDIO busses, each acting like a
normal MDIO bus. I've used the GPIO variety and had no issues:



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