[PATCH 1/4 v2] powerpc: document max-speed and interface-type properties
segher at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Apr 17 09:18:56 EST 2007
> I don't need to know what type the PHY is, e.g. whether it's m88e11x1
> compatible or not, the phylib handles that.
You need to tell the phylib what kind of bus the PHY uses.
You can put "rgmii" or whatever in the "compatible" property
> If I were to put the properties in the PHY node, I wouldn't be able to
> describe a 1000Mbit/s capable UCC connected to a 100Mbit/s capable PHY,
> or vice versa.
Of course you can. The "compatible" in the enet node
implies it can do 1000Mbps; the "compatible" in the
PHY node implies it does 100Mbps.
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