[PATCH 2/2 (linux-stable-4.5.y)] stmmac: fix MDIO settings

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Sun Aug 14 08:44:41 PDT 2016

On Mon, May 23, 2016 at 03:17:43PM +0200, Giuseppe Cavallaro wrote:
> Initially the phy_bus_name was added to manipulate the
> driver name but it was recently just used to manage the
> fixed-link and then to take some decision at run-time.
> So the patch uses the is_pseudo_fixed_link and removes
> the phy_bus_name variable not necessary anymore.
> The driver can manage the mdio registration by using phy-handle,
> dwmac-mdio and own parameter e.g. snps,phy-addr.
> This patch takes care about all these possible configurations
> and fixes the mdio registration in case of there is a real
> transceiver or a switch (that needs to be managed by using
> fixed-link).
> Signed-off-by: Giuseppe Cavallaro <peppe.cavallaro at st.com>
> Reviewed-by: Andreas Färber <afaerber at suse.de>
> Tested-by: Frank Schäfer <fschaefer.oss at googlemail.com>
> Cc: Gabriel Fernandez <gabriel.fernandez at linaro.org>
> Cc: Dinh Nguyen <dinh.linux at gmail.com>
> Cc: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
> Cc: Phil Reid <preid at electromag.com.au>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_main.c  | 11 +--
>  drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_mdio.c  | 19 +----
>  .../net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_platform.c  | 84 +++++++++++++++++-----
>  3 files changed, 70 insertions(+), 44 deletions(-)


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