[PATCH] net: sun8i-emac: Allow all RGMII PHY modes

André Przywara andre.przywara at arm.com
Wed Jan 13 23:42:50 CET 2021

On 30/11/2020 17:23, Heinrich Schuchardt wrote:

Hi Joe,

> On 11/16/20 10:46 AM, Andre Przywara wrote:
>> So far all GBit users of the sun8i-emac driver were using the "rgmii"
>> PHY mode, even though this turns out to be mostly wrong. It just worked
>> because the PHY driver doesn't do the proper setup (yet).
>> In fact for most boards the "rgmii-id" or "rgmii-txid" PHY modes are the
>> correct ones.
>> To allow the DTs to describe the phy-mode correctly, and to stay
>> compatible with Linux, at least allow those other RGMII modes in the
>> driver.
>> This avoids breakage if mainline DTs will be synced with U-Boot.
>> An almost identical patch (f1239d8aa84d) was merged into the Linux driver
>> and has been backported to stable kernels.
>> Signed-off-by: Andre Przywara <andre.przywara at arm.com>

Are you going to take this through your tree?
Or are you OK with me merging this through u-boot-sunxi?
We depend on this for a DT update, which relies on those new PHY modes.


> Hello Joe,
> could we get this into v2021.01, please?
> Acked-by: Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk at gmx.de>

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