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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] pcnet32 cable status check

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Kent Yoder" <>
    To: "Jeff Garzik" <>
    Cc: <>; <>
    Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2002 1:34 PM
    Subject: Re: [PATCH] pcnet32 cable status check

    > Hi,
    > Here's the updated version, now dependent on Jeff's new mii code. This
    > a bit more modular as well and new functionality can be added inside the
    > watchdog function without anything depending on mii.

    You should use netif_carrier_{on|off} to notify the upper layer of a
    link change/loss (until the otherwise is true). Check the 8139cp driver.

    Also, you shouldn't need the timer stuff to keep track of link change.
    Just the mii_check_media and netif_carrier_{on|off} and you should be fine.


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