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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next v2 03/13] net: phy: sfp: warn the user when no tx_disable pin is available
On Fri, May 04, 2018 at 03:56:33PM +0200, 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.
>
> Signed-off-by: Antoine Tenart <antoine.tenart@bootlin.com>

Looks fine, thanks.

Acked-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@armlinux.org.uk>

> ---
> drivers/net/phy/sfp.c | 9 +++++++++
> 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/phy/sfp.c b/drivers/net/phy/sfp.c
> index 8e323a4b70da..d4f503b2e3e2 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/phy/sfp.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/phy/sfp.c
> @@ -1093,6 +1093,15 @@ static int sfp_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
> if (!sfp->gpio[GPIO_MODDEF0] && !sfp->gpio[GPIO_LOS])
> sfp->sm_dev_state = SFP_DEV_UNKNOWN;
>
> + /* We could have an issue in cases no Tx disable pin is available or
> + * wired as modules using a laser as their light source will continue to
> + * be active when the fiber is removed. This could be a safety issue and
> + * we should at least warn the user about that.
> + */
> + if (!sfp->gpio[GPIO_TX_DISABLE])
> + dev_warn(sfp->dev,
> + "No tx_disable pin: SFP modules will always be emitting.\n");
> +
> return 0;
> }
>
> --
> 2.17.0
>

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