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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next 0/2] net: phy: mscc: support LOS active low
Hello Andrew,

On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 04:54:40PM +0100, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 04:40:31PM +0100, Antoine Tenart wrote:
> >
> > This series adds a device tree property for the VSC8584 PHY family to
> > describe the LOS pin connected to the PHY as being active low. This new
> > property is then used in the MSCC PHY driver.
> I think i'm missing the big picture.
> Is this for when an SFP is connected directly to the PHY? The SFP
> output LOS, indicating loss of received fibre/copper signal, is active
> low?

Yes, the SFP cage can be connected directly to the PHY, and the SFP LOS
signal is active low (there's a pull-up on the LOS line).

Also, I realized I send this series before my other patches adding
support for fibre mode on this PHY, so it may make more sense to send
this one after.


Antoine Ténart, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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