[PATCH 1/4] powerpc: document max-speed and interface-type properties

Olof Johansson olof at lixom.net
Wed Apr 11 08:48:09 EST 2007

On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 04:56:39PM -0500, Kim Phillips wrote:
> Since ucc_geth is being migrated to use the phylib, the existing
> (undocumented) 'interface' property is being deprecated in favour
> of unconjoined variations 'max-speed' and 'interface-type'.
> max-speed is necessary for QE UEC devices that do not make that
> information available through their programming model.

Do you really need to set max speed for devices that are at the default
max speed for the interface type? Seems redundant.

If for example there's an rgmii interface that for some reason only can
handle 100Mbit, that'd be different.


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