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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4] atl1: Main C file for Attansic L1 driver
Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> What I would like is for the mii core to maintain the bits (like advertising)
> in the mii structure and if not running, it should just change the offline
> copy, then when link is brought up use the changes that were requested while
> link was down. Understand?
>
> That's why in the skge/sky2, I keep state bits and don't apply them until
> link is started. If mii (and phylib) did this, I could use them; but as it
> is they require PHY to be powered all the time.


You have the power to change it :) But need to review the other drivers
to assess the impact of the change, of course.

Jeff


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