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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next 7/9] net: phy: icplus: select page before writing control register
On Wed, Feb 10, 2021 at 08:03:07AM +0100, Heiner Kallweit wrote:
> On 09.02.2021 17:40, Michael Walle wrote:
> > +out:
> > + return phy_restore_page(phydev, oldpage, err);
>
> If a random page was set before entering config_init, do we actually want
> to restore it? Or wouldn't it be better to set the default page as part
> of initialization?

I think you've missed asking one key question: does the paging on this
PHY affect the standardised registers at 0..15 inclusive, or does it
only affect registers 16..31?

If it doesn't affect the standardised registers, then the genphy_*
functions don't care which page is selected.

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