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Based on kernel version 4.1. Page generated on 2015-06-28 12:10 EST.

1	This document explains only the device tree data binding. For general
2	information about PHY subsystem refer to Documentation/phy.txt
3	
4	PHY device node
5	===============
6	
7	Required Properties:
8	#phy-cells:	Number of cells in a PHY specifier;  The meaning of all those
9			cells is defined by the binding for the phy node. The PHY
10			provider can use the values in cells to find the appropriate
11			PHY.
12	
13	Optional Properties:
14	phy-supply:	Phandle to a regulator that provides power to the PHY. This
15			regulator will be managed during the PHY power on/off sequence.
16	
17	For example:
18	
19	phys: phy {
20	    compatible = "xxx";
21	    reg = <...>;
22	    .
23	    .
24	    #phy-cells = <1>;
25	    .
26	    .
27	};
28	
29	That node describes an IP block (PHY provider) that implements 2 different PHYs.
30	In order to differentiate between these 2 PHYs, an additional specifier should be
31	given while trying to get a reference to it.
32	
33	PHY user node
34	=============
35	
36	Required Properties:
37	phys : the phandle for the PHY device (used by the PHY subsystem)
38	phy-names : the names of the PHY corresponding to the PHYs present in the
39		    *phys* phandle
40	
41	Example 1:
42	usb1: usb_otg_ss@xxx {
43	    compatible = "xxx";
44	    reg = <xxx>;
45	    .
46	    .
47	    phys = <&usb2_phy>, <&usb3_phy>;
48	    phy-names = "usb2phy", "usb3phy";
49	    .
50	    .
51	};
52	
53	This node represents a controller that uses two PHYs, one for usb2 and one for
54	usb3.
55	
56	Example 2:
57	usb2: usb_otg_ss@xxx {
58	    compatible = "xxx";
59	    reg = <xxx>;
60	    .
61	    .
62	    phys = <&phys 1>;
63	    phy-names = "usbphy";
64	    .
65	    .
66	};
67	
68	This node represents a controller that uses one of the PHYs of the PHY provider
69	device defined previously. Note that the phy handle has an additional specifier
70	"1" to differentiate between the two PHYs.
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