[PATCH 5/6] powerpc/corenet: Add DPAA FMan support to the SoC device tree(s)

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Thu May 8 09:14:02 EST 2014

On Tue, 2014-05-06 at 01:28 -0500, Emil Medve wrote:
> Hello Scott,
> On 05/05/2014 06:34 PM, Scott Wood wrote:
> > On Sun, 2014-05-04 at 05:59 -0500, Emil Medve wrote:
> >>  Anyway, most days PHYs can be discovered so they don't use/need
> >> compatible properties. That's I guess part of the reason we don't have
> >> bindings for them PHY nodes
> > 
> > I don't see why there couldn't be a compatible that describes the
> > standard programming interface.
> Because it can be detected at runtime and I guess stuff like that should
> stay out of the device tree. I'm using PCI as an analogy here

But in this case aren't you using a standardized component of the
programming model itself to probe the specific PHY type?  I think a
better analogy is the "cfi-flash" compatible.


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