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SubjectRe: [Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH v2] e1000e: Make speed detection on hotplugging cable more reliable
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On Mon, 2019-07-15 at 20:25 +0800, Kai-Heng Feng wrote:
> After hotplugging an 1Gbps ethernet cable with 1Gbps link partner, the
> MII_BMSR may report 10Mbps, renders the network rather slow.
>
> The issue has much lower fail rate after commit 59653e6497d1 ("e1000e:
> Make watchdog use delayed work"), which essentially introduces some
> delay before running the watchdog task.
>
> But there's still a chance that the hotplugging event and the queued
> watchdog task gets run at the same time, then the original issue can be
> observed once again.
>
> So let's use mod_delayed_work() to add a deterministic 1 second delay
> before running watchdog task, after an interrupt.
>
> Signed-off-by: Kai-Heng Feng <kai.heng.feng@canonical.com>
> ---
> drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/netdev.c | 12 ++++++------
> 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

Tested-by: Aaron Brown <aaron.f.brown@intel.com>
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