get_phy_device (9) - Linux Man Pages

get_phy_device: reads the specified PHY device and returns its phy_device struct

NAME

get_phy_device - reads the specified PHY device and returns its phy_device struct

SYNOPSIS

struct phy_device * get_phy_device(struct mii_bus bus, int addr, bool is_c45);

ARGUMENTS

bus

the target MII bus

addr

PHY address on the MII bus

is_c45

If true the PHY uses the 802.3 clause 45 protocol

DESCRIPTION

Reads the ID registers of the PHY at addr on the bus, then allocates and returns the phy_device to represent it.

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