Re: [PATCH] powerpc/ep8248e: Fix compile problem if !CONFIG_FS_ENET

From: Kumar Gala
Date: Wed Jul 16 2008 - 18:56:23 EST

On Jul 16, 2008, at 5:19 PM, Dave Jones wrote:

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 05:10:29PM -0500, Kumar Gala wrote:

On Jul 16, 2008, at 4:57 PM, Dave Jones wrote:

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 04:47:23PM -0500, Scott Wood wrote:
On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 08:39:12AM -0500, Kumar Gala wrote:
If we don't enable FS_ENET we get build issues:

arch/powerpc/platforms/built-in.o: In function `ep8248e_mdio_probe':
arch/powerpc/platforms/82xx/ep8248e.c:129: undefined reference to
arch/powerpc/platforms/82xx/ep8248e.c:143: undefined reference to

How is this possible? CONFIG_EP8248E selects CONFIG_MDIO_BITBANG.

If CONFIG_PHYLIB=m however, that doesn't make any difference, because
vmlinuz is trying to use a symbol which now lives in a module.

The mdiobus_register make sense, I'm not sure get why
alloc_mdio_bitbang is undefined.

Erm, same reason. it's built into phy.o, which ends up in the module,
not the vmlinuz.

(also, it doesn't look like it's exported even if it was built-in?)

It looks like the simplest solution at this point is to unconditionally select the PHYLIB for this board. We should look at moving the low level mdio bitbang ops out so they can be built as a module.

- k
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