Subject: Re: if_pcn enhancement thoughts
To: None <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/05/2005 10:45:48
On Wed, May 04, 2005 at 09:31:44PM -0400, Miles Nordin wrote:
> >>>>> "is" == Ignatios Souvatzis <> writes:
>     is> more than one external PHY, but still disabling the internal
>     is> one if any externals are there, is easy (see below). Should I
>     is> go this way, or remove the test completely?
> there is an 'instance' architecture that lets you choose which of
> multiple PHYs or SERDES or whatever to use.  Maybe use that?  

yes, of course.

for my card, default instance == instance 0 is the acphy0 (the fiber port),
instance 1 is acphy1 (RJ45 port), and instance 2 is the internal 10 Mbit
only phy, that seems not to be connected.

If nobody objects, I would remove the test altogether, as proposed in my
earlier e-mail.