phy_connect (9) - Linux Man Pages

phy_connect: connect an ethernet device to a PHY device

NAME

phy_connect - connect an ethernet device to a PHY device

SYNOPSIS

struct phy_device * phy_connect(struct net_device dev, const char bus_id, void (*handler(struct net_device *), phy_interface_t interface);

ARGUMENTS

dev

the network device to connect

bus_id

the id string of the PHY device to connect

handler

callback function for state change notifications

interface

PHY device's interface

DESCRIPTION

Convenience function for connecting ethernet devices to PHY devices. The default behavior is for the PHY infrastructure to handle everything, and only notify the connected driver when the link status changes. If you don't want, or can't use the provided functionality, you may choose to call only the subset of functions which provide the desired functionality.

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