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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next] r8152: modify rtl8152_set_speed function
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On 03.09.2019 08:55, Hayes Wang wrote:
> Heiner Kallweit [mailto:hkallweit1@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 03, 2019 2:45 PM
> [...]
>>> Besides, I have a question. I think I don't need rtl8152_set_speed()
>>> if I implement phylib. However, I need to record some information
>>> according to the settings of speed. For now, I do it in rtl8152_set_speed().
>>> Do you have any idea about how I should do it with phylib without
>>> rtl8152_set_speed()?
>>>
>> When saying "record some information", what kind of information?
>
> Some of our chips support the feature of UPS. When satisfying certain
> condition, the hw would recover the settings of speed. Therefore, I have
> to record the settings of the speed, and set them to hw.
>
Not knowing the UPS feature in detail:
In net-next I changed the software "PHY speed-down" implementation to
be more generic. It stores the old advertised settings in a new
phy_device member adv_old, and restores them in phy_speed_up().
Maybe what you need is similar.

>> The speed itself is stored in struct phy_device, if you need to adjust
>> certain chip settings depending on negotiated speed, then you can do
>> this in a callback (parameter handler of phy_connect_direct).
>> See e.g. r8169_phylink_handler()
>
> Thanks. I would study it.
>
> Best Regards,
> Hayes
>
>
Heiner

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