[PATCH 1/2] net: phy: marvell: Support reg config via "marvell, reg-init" DT property

Marek Behún marek.behun at nic.cz
Wed Mar 30 14:16:01 CEST 2022

On Wed, 30 Mar 2022 10:38:25 +0200
Stefan Roese <sr at denx.de> wrote:

> This patch adds support for the "marvell,reg-init" DT property, which
> is used to describe board specific Marvell PHY register configurations
> in the board dts file. This DT property is supported in the Linux Kernel
> since a longer time. Adding it to U-Boot now, enables the boards which
> describe the register settings in their DT files here as well.
> I've included calling this marvell_of_reg_init() to all foo_config()
> functions in this patch as well. If CONFIG_DM_ETH is not set, there is
> no ofnode, or no "marvell,reg-init" property, the PHY initialization is
> unchanged.
> The function marvell_of_reg_init() is a port of the Linux version.
> Please note that I explicitly did not add error checking and handling
> to the U-Boot version, as this is basically not done for phy_read/write
> in this Marvell PHY code.
> This will be used by the upcoming ethernet support on the MIPS
> Octeon EBB 7304 board.
> Signed-off-by: Stefan Roese <sr at denx.de>
> Cc: Ramon Fried <rfried.dev at gmail.com>
> Cc: Joe Hershberger <joe.hershberger at ni.com>
> Cc: Aaron Williams <awilliams at marvell.com>
> Cc: Chandrakala Chavva <cchavva at marvell.com>

Hi Stefan, I know this property is used also in kernel, but what do you
want to use it for?

Because in kernel the idea is to deprecate it.

It is used for example to confiure INT pin, but that should have it's
own property once someone implements it. It is also used to configure
LEDs, and that is hopefully gonna be obsoleted by supporting the LEDs
via the LED subsystem, so afterwards we will write
   ethernet-phy at 1 {
      leds {
          led at 0 {
              color = ...;


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