[PATCH 7/11] ibm_newemac: Skip EMACs that are marked unused by the firmware

David Gibson david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Wed Dec 5 14:53:45 EST 2007

On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 11:14:30AM +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> From: Hugh Blemings <hugh at blemings.org>
> Depending on how the 44x processors are wired, some EMAC cells
> might not be useable (and not connected to a PHY). However, some
> device-trees may choose to still expose them (since their registers
> are present in the MMIO space) but with an "unused" property in
> them.

It occurred to me the other day.  Instead of using a new "unused"
property for this, should we be using the OF standard "status"

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