use of phy_connect() in drivers/net/gianfar.c ?

Matthew McClintock msm at
Mon Oct 31 11:41:00 EST 2005

On Sun, 2005-10-30 at 08:18 -0700, Wolfgang Denk wrote:

> > As far as I understand there are patches in the -mm tree with
> contain 
> > the updates for the Gianfar driver. The issue is due to a
> Do you happen to know of a specific (set of) patch(es)? URL?

I believe this is the patch, however Andy can let you know  for sure on
Monday if I am wrong.

> > synchronization issue with the new PHY abstraction layer that was
> added.
> Yes, obviously. But I am still so naïve to expect that  such  changes 
> would not make it untested (the code is not even compile clean) to an 
> official kernel release like 2.6.14 ?

I assure you we made our best effort to get it all in, but it did not
work out like we wanted.


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