lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2018]   [May]   [4]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next v2 03/13] net: phy: sfp: warn the user when no tx_disable pin is available
From
Date
On 05/04/2018 06:56 AM, Antoine Tenart wrote:
> In case no Tx disable pin is available the SFP modules will always be
> emitting. This could be an issue when using modules using laser as their
> light source as we would have no way to disable it when the fiber is
> removed. This patch adds a warning when registering an SFP cage which do
> not have its tx_disable pin wired or available.

Is this something that was done in a possibly earlier revision of a
given board design and which was finally fixed? Nothing wrong with the
patch, but this seems like a pretty serious board design mistake, that
needs to be addressed.
--
Florian

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2018-05-04 19:08    [W:0.167 / U:7.548 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site