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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next 1/2] net: phy: sfp: make the i2c-bus property really optional
On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 10:29:06AM +0200, Antoine Tenart wrote:
> The SFF,SFP documentation is clear about making all the DT properties,
> with the exception of the compatible, optional. In practice this is not
> the case and without an i2c-bus property provided the SFP code will
> throw NULL pointer exceptions.
> This patch is an attempt to fix this.

Hi Antoine, Russell

How usable is an SFF/SFP module without access to the i2c EEPROM? I
guess this comes down to link speed. Can it be manually configured?

I'm just wondering if we want to make this mandatory? Fail the probe
if it is not listed?


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