Re: [PATCH v12 0/7] PHY framework

From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Sep 27 2013 - 20:36:42 EST

On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 11:53:24AM +0530, Kishon Vijay Abraham I wrote:
> Added a generic PHY framework that provides a set of APIs for the PHY drivers
> to create/destroy a PHY and APIs for the PHY users to obtain a reference to
> the PHY with or without using phandle.
> This framework will be of use only to devices that uses external PHY (PHY
> functionality is not embedded within the controller).
> The intention of creating this framework is to bring the phy drivers spread
> all over the Linux kernel to drivers/phy to increase code re-use and to
> increase code maintainability.
> Comments to make PHY as bus wasn't done because PHY devices can be part of
> other bus and making a same device attached to multiple bus leads to bad
> design.
> If the PHY driver has to send notification on connect/disconnect, the PHY
> driver should make use of the extcon framework. Using this susbsystem
> to use extcon framwork will have to be analysed.
> You can find this patch series @
> git:// testing
> I'll create a new branch *next* once this patch series is finalized. All the
> PHY driver development that depends on PHY framework can be based on this
> branch.
> Did USB enumeration testing in panda and beagle after applying [1] (needed for
> non-dt)

All now applied to my usb-next branch. Thanks for redoing this many
times and sticking with it.

greg k-h
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