[PATCH net-next 2/2] net: phy: broadcom: add 1000Base-X support for BCM54616S

Andrew Lunn andrew at lunn.ch
Tue Jul 30 23:17:19 AEST 2019

> Again, I don't think Linux has generic support for overwriting (or
> even describing) the operating mode of a PHY, although maybe that's a
> direction we would want to push the discussion towards. RGMII to
> copper, RGMII to fiber, SGMII to copper, copper to fiber (media
> converter), even RGMII to SGMII (RTL8211FS supports this) - lots of
> modes, and this is only for gigabit PHYs...

This is something Russell King has PHYLINK patches for, which have not
yet been merged. There are some boards which use a PHY as a media
converter, placed between the MAC and an SFP.


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