phy_attach_direct (9) - Linux Man Pages

phy_attach_direct: attach a network device to a given PHY device pointer

NAME

phy_attach_direct - attach a network device to a given PHY device pointer

SYNOPSIS

int phy_attach_direct(struct net_device dev, struct phy_device phydev, u32 flags, phy_interface_t interface);

ARGUMENTS

dev

network device to attach

phydev

Pointer to phy_device to attach

flags

PHY device's dev_flags

interface

PHY device's interface

DESCRIPTION

Called by drivers to attach to a particular PHY device. The phy_device is found, and properly hooked up to the phy_driver. If no driver is attached, then a generic driver is used. The phy_device is given a ptr to the attaching device, and given a callback for link status change. The phy_device is returned to the attaching driver. This function takes a reference on the phy device.

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