[PATCH v2 1/7] dt: Introduce the FMan 10 Gb/s MDIO binding

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Sat Jul 26 05:54:52 EST 2014

On Thu, 2014-07-24 at 22:11 -0500, Xie Shaohui-B21989 wrote:
> Hello, Scott, Shruti,
> There are two types MDIO controllers, each MAC has a corresponding MDIO
> controller to access internal PHYs inside Serdes, another is dedicated
> MDIO controller to access external PHYs (PHYs on board or riser card,
> etc). Current MDIO driver does not distinguish the two controllers, if
> we need to distinguish the controllers, what could be the proper way?
> Perhaps a new property is needed in dts?

Are these different programming models, or just two instances of the
same type of device, with different things attached?


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