Re: [PATCH] net: phy: turn carrier off on phy attach

From: David Miller
Date: Fri Jan 15 2016 - 14:50:14 EST

From: Sjoerd Simons <sjoerd.simons@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2016 21:57:18 +0100

> The operstate of a networking device initially IF_OPER_UNKNOWN aka
> "unknown", updated on carrier state changes (with carrier state being on
> by default). This means it will stay unknown unless the carrier state
> goes to off at some point, which is not the case if the phy is already
> up/connected at startup.
> Explicitly turn off the carrier on phy attach, leaving the phy state
> machine to turn the carrier on when it has done the initial negotiation.
> Signed-off-by: Sjoerd Simons <sjoerd.simons@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Applied, thank you.