[En-Nut-Discussion] RFC: Make ethernet phy mode RMII the default

Ole Reinhardt ole.reinhardt at embedded-it.de
Thu Jul 23 01:59:44 CEST 2015

Hi Uwe,

in most designs, we normaly use RMII mode anyway, because it needs less

AFAIK MII mode is only needed for some AT91 platforms. So I would
suggest to make RMII mode the default for most platforms and keep MII as
default only for those AT91 drivers. What do you think?

Best regads,


Am 04.07.2015 13:35, schrieb Uwe Bonnes:
> Hello,
> at present, our configuration makes MII mode the default and only RMII mode
> can provide a configuration marker via provides{}. That way when RMII mode is
> needed, I see no way to skip MII pin configuration in the pin configurator.
> So I request to make RMII mode the default. That way, MII mode may provide a
> marker and phy pin configuration can require{} this marker.
> !!! This is a user visible change!!!
> Thanks

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