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SubjectRe: Patch for link detection for R8169
Miroslaw Mieszczak <> :
> The main problem with this driver is, that if I do like this, then every
> 10 seconds I receive new message from the network card in kernel log.
> There is following message:
> Sep 4 16:31:43 laptop_mirka eth0: PHY reset until link up
> Sep 4 16:31:53 laptop_mirka eth0: PHY reset until link up

You can silence this message in 2.6.13 by using the 'msglvl'
option of the ethtool command.

> Do you think, that this is correct way t do the things?

You would not believe how arrogant I can be :o)

More seriously, does there remain any issue for you wrt the
usability of the r8169 driver ?

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