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Subject[PATCH 4.19 076/116] Revert "r8169: check that Realtek PHY driver module is loaded"
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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

This reverts commit 85a19b0e31e256e77fd4124804b9cec10619de5e which is
commit f325937735498afb054a0195291bbf68d0b60be5 upstream.

Heiner writes:
commit 85a19b0e31e2 ("r8169: check that Realtek PHY driver
module is loaded") made it accidentally to 4.19 and causes an
issue with Android/x86. Could you please revert it?

Cc: Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@gmail.com>
Cc: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Cc: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
---
drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c | 9 ---------
1 file changed, 9 deletions(-)

--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c
@@ -7433,15 +7433,6 @@ static int rtl_init_one(struct pci_dev *
int chipset, region, i;
int jumbo_max, rc;

- /* Some tools for creating an initramfs don't consider softdeps, then
- * r8169.ko may be in initramfs, but realtek.ko not. Then the generic
- * PHY driver is used that doesn't work with most chip versions.
- */
- if (!driver_find("RTL8201CP Ethernet", &mdio_bus_type)) {
- dev_err(&pdev->dev, "realtek.ko not loaded, maybe it needs to be added to initramfs?\n");
- return -ENOENT;
- }
-
dev = devm_alloc_etherdev(&pdev->dev, sizeof (*tp));
if (!dev)
return -ENOMEM;

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