[PATCH 0/2] Fix for mv643xx_eth built as module

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Mon Mar 25 08:07:26 EST 2013

From: Florian Fainelli <florian at openwrt.org>
Date: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 21:48:33 +0100

> Hello Simon,
> Le dimanche 24 mars 2013 21:33:58, Simon Baatz a écrit :
>> Recently [1], mv643xx_eth was changed to make use of mvmdio. However,
>> this change introduces two problems when mvmdio and mv643xx_eth are
>> built as modules:
>> - mvmdio is not loaded automatically by udev
>> - mv643xx_eth oopses when it can't find its PHY, i.e. when mvmdio is
>>   not yet loaded
>> The first problem can be fixed easily by adding a module alias for the
>> respective platform device.  The proposed fix for the second problem
>> uses EPROBE_DEFER as suggested by Thomas Petazzoni when the driver
>> can't find its PHY.
>> These patches apply on top of Florian Fainelli's patchset. They have
>> been tested on Marvel Kirkwood non-DT.
> Both fixes look good to me, thanks for fixing this!
> Acked-by: Florian Fainelli <florian at openwrt.org>

All applied, thanks.

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