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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4] atl1: Main C file for Attansic L1 driver
On Mon, 20 Nov 2006 17:04:04 -0500
Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org> wrote:

> 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.

planned to, in due course.
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