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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 2/2] net: mdio: rework mdio_uevent for mdio ethernet phy device
On Tue, Nov 30, 2021 at 04:21:57PM +0800, Yinbo Zhu wrote:
> The of_device_uevent_modalias is service for 'of' type platform driver
> , which ask the first args must be 'of' that use MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE
> when driver was exported, but ethernet phy is a kind of 'mdio' type
> device and it is inappropriate if driver use 'of' type for exporting,
> in fact, most mainstream ethernet phy driver hasn't used 'of' type,
> even though phy driver was exported use 'of' type and it's irrelevant
> with mdio_uevent, at this time, platform_uevent was responsible for
> reporting uevent to match modules.alias configure, so, whatever that
> of_device_uevent_modalias was unnecessary, this patch was to remove it
> and add phy_id as modio uevent then ethernet phy module auto load
> function will work well.


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