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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next] stmmac: call stmmac_init_phy from stmmac_dvr_probe
Às 5:44 PM de 3/20/2017, Niklas Cassel escreveu:
> On 03/20/2017 06:42 PM, Joao Pinto wrote:
>> Às 5:29 PM de 3/20/2017, Niklas Cassel escreveu:
>>> From: Niklas Cassel <>
>>> It is usually possible to do
>>> ethtool -s autoneg on
>>> so that you trigger an autoneg before calling
>>> ip link set dev eth0 up
>>> However, stmmac returns -EBUSY if !netif_running.
>>> The only reason for this appears to be that stmmac_init_phy
>>> is called from stmmac_open instead of from stmmac_dvr_probe.
>>> Move stmmac_init_phy to stmmac_dvr_probe so that ethool
>>> works as soon as register_netdev has been called.
>>> stmmac_check_ether_addr was also moved to probe,
>>> so that the ordering doesn't change.
>>> Signed-off-by: Niklas Cassel <>
>>> ---
>> Hi Niklas, did you test this patch?
> I tested it on our hardware, but it would be nice
> if you could test it on your side, since you are
> using the PCI glue layer.

Ok, I can do that. As Florian stated in a past e-mail, this change might not be
compatible with all setups.


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