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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 3c59x: read current link status from phy
Tommy Christensen wrote:
> Andrew Morton wrote:
>
>> Should we also decrease the polling interval? Perhaps only when the
>> cable
>> is unplugged?
>
>
> Sounds like a plan. 60 seconds certainly strikes me as being very slow.
> OTOH, I'm not aware of the reasoning behind this choice in the first place.
> It might make sense for some odd setups.
>
> Since I don't even have any HW to play around with, I think I'll step
> down for now.

The standard for Becker drivers is 5 seconds if link is down, and 60
seconds if link is up, IIRC.

Jeff



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