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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next] net: phy: Do not check Link status when loopback is enabled
From: Jose Abreu <>
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2019 13:43:10 +0200

> While running stmmac selftests I found that in my 1G setup some tests
> were failling when running with PHY loopback enabled.
> It looks like when loopback is enabled the PHY will report that Link is
> down even though there is a valid connection.
> As in loopback mode the data will not be sent anywhere we can bypass the
> logic of checking if Link is valid thus saving unecessary reads.
> Signed-off-by: Jose Abreu <>

Applied to net-next.

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