[PATCH 00/13] OF device tree handling of PHY drivers

Grant Likely grant.likely at secretlab.ca
Mon Apr 27 23:07:07 EST 2009

On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 3:54 AM, David Miller <davem at davemloft.net> wrote:
> From: Grant Likely <grant.likely at secretlab.ca>
> Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2009 16:52:34 -0600
>> This series adds common code for reading PHY connection data out of
>> the OpenFirmware device tree.  This simplifies the network drivers
>> which use the device tree and which currently implement their own
>> solutions for reading the PHY data out of the device tree directly.
>> I would like to see this series, or at least the core changes (1-4)
>> plus the tested drivers (5-8 & 12, but #12 is a new driver and it
>> may need more review), go into -next for 2.6.31.
>> Due to dependencies, I think it is easiest if all of them go in via the
>> same tree.  David, are you willing to merge them via yours?  Four of the
>> patches are outside of drivers/net (patches 1 and 4 touch drivers/of/,
>> and patches 9 & 10 touch arch/powerpc), but I personally have no issues
>> if those changes go through you.  I just need to double check with BenH.
> I've applied all of these patches to net-next-2.6, thanks.
>>   git://git.secretlab.ca/git/linux-2.6 next-net
> You know, if you had actually based this tree on net-next-2.6
> I could have pulled from it.  I actually tried, and I got a
> lot of upstream stuff I wasn't ready to get in that tree just
> yet :-/

I know, but the tree I based it on was what I actually tested against.
 When it came to publishing, I wasn't going to rebase and push out
something untested.  I hadn't expected it to get pulled so quickly!



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

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