[PATCH v2 3/3] ARM: dts: aspeed: add reset properties into MDIO nodes

Krzysztof Kozlowski krzk at kernel.org
Tue Mar 22 19:40:00 AEDT 2022

On 22/03/2022 03:32, Dylan Hung wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Krzysztof Kozlowski [mailto:krzk at kernel.org]
>> Sent: 2022年3月21日 11:53 PM
>> To: Dylan Hung <dylan_hung at aspeedtech.com>; robh+dt at kernel.org;
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>> Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 3/3] ARM: dts: aspeed: add reset properties into MDIO
>> nodes
>> On 21/03/2022 10:56, Dylan Hung wrote:
>>> Add reset control properties into MDIO nodes.  The 4 MDIO controllers in
>>> AST2600 SOC share one reset control bit SCU50[3].
>>> Signed-off-by: Dylan Hung <dylan_hung at aspeedtech.com>
>>> Cc: stable at vger.kernel.org
>> Please describe the bug being fixed. See stable-kernel-rules.
> Thank you for your comment.
> The reset deassertion of the MDIO device was usually done by the bootloader (u-boot).
> However, one of our clients uses proprietary bootloader and doesn't deassert the MDIO
> reset so failed to access the HW in kernel driver.  The reset deassertion is missing in the
> kernel driver since it was created, should I add a BugFix for the first commit of this driver?
> Or would it be better if I remove " Cc: stable at vger.kernel.org"?

This rather looks like a missing feature, not a bug. Anyway any
description must be in commit message.

Best regards,

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