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

Tao Ren taoren at fb.com
Wed Jul 31 10:15:48 AEST 2019

On 7/30/19 6:17 AM, Andrew Lunn wrote:
>> 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.

Thank you Andrew. Let me see if the operating mode can be auto-detected on BCM54616S chip, and I will update back soon.



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