Re: [PATCH] PHY fixed driver: rework release path and updatephy_id notation

From: Joakim Tjernlund
Date: Wed Jun 13 2007 - 12:20:47 EST

On Sat, 2007-06-09 at 20:21 +0400, Vitaly Bordug wrote:
> device_bind_driver() error code returning has been fixed.
> release() function has been written, so that to free resources
> in correct way; the release path is now clean.
> Before the rework, it used to cause
> Device 'fixed@100:1' does not have a release() function, it is broken
> and must be fixed.
> BUG: at drivers/base/core.c:104 device_release()
> Call Trace:
> [<ffffffff802ec380>] kobject_cleanup+0x53/0x7e
> [<ffffffff802ec3ab>] kobject_release+0x0/0x9
> [<ffffffff802ecf3f>] kref_put+0x74/0x81
> [<ffffffff8035493b>] fixed_mdio_register_device+0x230/0x265
> [<ffffffff80564d31>] fixed_init+0x1f/0x35
> [<ffffffff802071a4>] init+0x147/0x2fb
> [<ffffffff80223b6e>] schedule_tail+0x36/0x92
> [<ffffffff8020a678>] child_rip+0xa/0x12
> [<ffffffff80311714>] acpi_ds_init_one_object+0x0/0x83
> [<ffffffff8020705d>] init+0x0/0x2fb
> [<ffffffff8020a66e>] child_rip+0x0/0x12
> Also changed the notation of the fixed phy definition on
> mdio bus to the form of <speed>+<duplex> to make it able to be used by
> gianfar and ucc_geth that define phy_id strictly as "%d:%d"
> Signed-off-by: Vitaly Bordug <vitb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Hi Vitaly

I am about to test this but I am having trouble figuring out how to
make ucc_geth find this PHY. Need some hints/template what to write
in the dts or board init code.

Also, I need several fixed PHYs, maybe you should export
fixed_mdio_register_device() ?


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