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-rw-r--r--drivers/net/phy/mdio_bus.c7
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/net/phy/mdio_bus.c b/drivers/net/phy/mdio_bus.c
index c340e412b38f..12f44c53cc8e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/phy/mdio_bus.c
+++ b/drivers/net/phy/mdio_bus.c
@@ -236,11 +236,14 @@ static inline void of_mdiobus_link_phydev(struct mii_bus *mdio,
#endif
/**
- * mdiobus_register - bring up all the PHYs on a given bus and attach them to bus
+ * __mdiobus_register - bring up all the PHYs on a given bus and attach them to bus
* @bus: target mii_bus
+ * @owner: module containing bus accessor functions
*
* Description: Called by a bus driver to bring up all the PHYs
- * on a given bus, and attach them to the bus.
+ * on a given bus, and attach them to the bus. Drivers should use
+ * mdiobus_register() rather than __mdiobus_register() unless they
+ * need to pass a specific owner module.
*
* Returns 0 on success or < 0 on error.
*/