add phy-handle property for fec_mpc52xx

Grant Likely grant.likely at
Thu Jan 10 02:46:08 EST 2008

On 1/9/08, Matt Sealey <matt at> wrote:
> Please let's keep the nature of our firmware and the Linux codebase
> independant, and move the burden of support to Genesi, and not the
> Linux PowerPC team. After all, what is next, after phy-handle do
> you want to add i2c, irda, missing xlb/cdm entries in the patch so
> that other things work? Does everyone have to custom compile their
> own kernel? What happens if we do another firmware release and
> the Linux kernel overwrites important values without checking as
> it does now? It simply causes problems.

FWIW, I've got a patch in my tree that removes a bunch of the efika
fixups.  I've learned a lot over the past year and I'm taking a more
pragmatic approach.  So, fixups that are not absolutely required to
get a working Efika are going away.

However, I'm still inclined to pick up Olaf's patch with the
appropriate protections around it so it is only done if the nodes are


Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.

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