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SubjectRe: [PATCH v12 3/4] PHY: add APM X-Gene SoC 15Gbps Multi-purpose PHY driver
Hi,

On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 11:14:07AM -0700, Loc Ho wrote:
> +/*
> + * This function is used to configure the PHY to operation as either SATA Gen1
> + * or Gen2 speed.
> + */
> +static void xgene_phy_sata_force_gen(struct xgene_phy_ctx *ctx,
> + int lane, int gen)

why do you need to *force* the generation ? Is this because of some
silicon errata ? It almost seems like this should be done through link
negotiation between both link partners.

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balbi
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