lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2021]   [Feb]   [8]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/20] net: phy: realtek: Fix events detection failure in LPI mode
On Mon, Feb 08, 2021 at 05:03:22PM +0300, Serge Semin wrote:
> It has been noticed that RTL8211E PHY stops detecting and reporting events
> when EEE is successfully advertised and RXC stopping in LPI is enabled.
> The freeze happens right after 3.0.10 bit (PC1R "Clock Stop Enable"
> register) is set. At the same time LED2 stops blinking as if EEE mode has
> been disabled. Notably the network traffic still flows through the PHY
> with no obvious problem. Anyway if any MDIO read procedure is performed
> after the "RXC stop in LPI" mode is enabled PHY gets to be unfrozen, LED2
> starts blinking and PHY interrupts happens again. The problem has been
> noticed on RTL8211E PHY working together with DW GMAC 3.73a MAC and
> reporting its event via a dedicated IRQ signal. (Obviously the problem has
> been unnoticed in the polling mode, since it gets naturally fixed by the
> periodic MDIO read procedure from the PHY status register - BMSR.)
>
> In order to fix that problem we suggest to locally re-implement the MMD
> write method for RTL8211E PHY and perform a dummy read right after the
> PC1R register is accessed to enable the RXC stopping in LPI mode.

Hi Serge

Is this listed in an Errata from Realtek?

Andrew

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2021-02-08 18:30    [W:0.183 / U:0.152 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site