|author||Russell King <email@example.com>||2019-09-14 10:44:04 +0100|
|committer||David S. Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2019-09-16 16:53:44 +0200|
|parent||Merge branch 'bnxt_en-error-recovery-follow-up-patches' (diff)|
net: phylink: clarify where phylink should be used
Update the phylink documentation to make it clear that phylink is designed to be used on the MAC facing side of the link, rather than between a SFP and PHY. Signed-off-by: Russell King <email@example.com> Reviewed-by: Andrew Lunn <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <email@example.com>
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diff --git a/Documentation/networking/sfp-phylink.rst b/Documentation/networking/sfp-phylink.rst
index 91446b431b70..a5e00a159d21 100644
@@ -8,7 +8,8 @@ Overview
phylink is a mechanism to support hot-pluggable networking modules
-without needing to re-initialise the adapter on hot-plug events.
+directly connected to a MAC without needing to re-initialise the
+adapter on hot-plug events.
phylink supports conventional phylib-based setups, fixed link setups
and SFP (Small Formfactor Pluggable) modules at present.