RE: [PATCH net-next] r8152: modify rtl8152_set_speed function

From: Hayes Wang
Date: Tue Sep 03 2019 - 02:55:59 EST

Heiner Kallweit [mailto:hkallweit1@xxxxxxxxx]
> 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.

> 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,