[PATCH 1/4] powerpc: document max-speed and interface-type properties
joakim.tjernlund at transmode.se
Thu Apr 12 07:45:36 EST 2007
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> abs.org] On Behalf Of Kim Phillips
> Sent: den 10 april 2007 23:57
> To: linuxppc-dev at ozlabs.org
> Subject: [PATCH 1/4] powerpc: document max-speed and
> interface-type properties
> 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.
> interface-type is now maintained one-to-one with definitions
> in include/linux/phy.h.
> Signed-off-by: Kim Phillips <kim.phillips at freescale.com>
> please consider for 2.6.22
> Documentation/powerpc/booting-without-of.txt | 5 +++++
> 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/Documentation/powerpc/booting-without-of.txt
> index 88cdb59..92fa74c 100644
> --- a/Documentation/powerpc/booting-without-of.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/powerpc/booting-without-of.txt
> @@ -1556,6 +1556,9 @@ platforms are moved over to use the
> flattened-device-tree model.
> Required properties for network device_type:
> - mac-address : list of bytes representing the ethernet address.
> - phy-handle : The phandle for the PHY connected to this
> + - max-speed : The maximum speed supported by the
> controller (in Mbit/s)
> + - interface-type : a string naming the controller/PHY
> interface type,
> + i.e., one of "mii", "gmii", "sgmii", "tbi", "rmii",
> "rgmii", or "rtbi".
Hmm, what if I have a direct MII to MII connection without a PHY in between?
Will this support such a "fixed" connection?
How do I express that in OF speak?
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