Re: [PATCH net-next 0/4] net: phy: mscc-miim: reduce waiting time between MDIO transactions
From: David Miller
Date: Tue May 26 2020 - 18:34:20 EST
From: Antoine Tenart <antoine.tenart@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 18:22:52 +0200
> This series aims at reducing the waiting time between MDIO transactions
> when using the MSCC MIIM MDIO controller.
> I'm not sure we need patch 4/4 and we could reasonably drop it from the
> series. I'm including the patch as it could help to ensure the system
> is functional with a non optimal configuration.
> We needed to improve the driver's performances as when using a PHY
> requiring lots of registers accesses (such as the VSC85xx family),
> delays would add up and ended up to be quite large which would cause
> issues such as: a slow initialization of the PHY, and issues when using
> timestamping operations (this feature will be sent quite soon to the
> mailing lists).
Series applied, thank you.