lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2021]   [Feb]   [5]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [Patch v3 net-next 7/7] octeontx2-pf: ethtool physical link configuration
On Fri, 5 Feb 2021 14:15:01 +0000 Hariprasad Kelam wrote:
> > > Will add multi advertised mode support in near future.
> >
> > Looking at patch 6 it seems like the get side already supports multiple modes,
> > although the example output only lists supported no advertised.
> >
> > Is the device actually doing IEEE autoneg or just configures the speed, lanes
> > etc. according to the link mode selected?
>
> Device supports IEEE autoneg mode. Agreed get_link_ksetting returns multiple modes .
> But set side firmware code designed in such way that it handles single mode. Upon
> Successful configuration firmware updates advertised modes to shared memory
> such that kernel will read and updates to ethtool.

It needs to be symmetric, get needs to reflect what set specified.

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2021-02-05 20:31    [W:0.059 / U:0.116 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site