[PATCH 2/2] dt-bindings: add device tree bindings for mxl-8611x PHY

Marek Vasut marek.vasut at mailbox.org
Thu Jul 13 02:22:16 CEST 2023

On 7/13/23 02:12, Nate Drude wrote:
> Hi Marek,
> On 7/12/23 5:16 PM, Marek Vasut wrote:
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>> On 7/12/23 22:50, Nate Drude wrote:
>>> The MXL8611X driver has custom bindings for configuring the LEDs
>>> and RGMII internal delays. This patch adds the documentation and
>>> defines necessary to configure it from the device tree.
>>> Signed-off-by: Nate Drude <nate.d at variscite.com>
>> Is this binding document picked from Linux ?
>> If so, include commit ID in the commit message.
>> If not, why ?
> There is no driver pushed to Linux yet. There is a vendor driver that is 
> not ready for mainline.
> The vendor driver does not support any device tree configuration. Thus, 
> these bindings are new and are aligned with the Variscite kernel, which 
> includes a patched version of the vendor driver: 
> https://github.com/varigit/linux-imx/compare/fb80db2fc3ba1ccb3c7503495c4544ecc7d3514b...6220bd57680b1fb1951441271f396f0e5889d868
> The defines in mxl-8611x.h are copied from the vendor driver.

Please send those bindings to devicetree@ so they get reviewed by DT 
maintainers too. Otherwise U-Boot might end up using divergent bindings 
from what is going to land in Linux. Then add a link into the patch to 
the submission at lore.kernel.org .


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