Re: [PATCH net-next v2 4/8] net: usb: asix: ax88772: add phylib support
From: Marek Szyprowski
Date: Fri Jun 18 2021 - 06:45:50 EST
On 18.06.2021 12:13, Oleksij Rempel wrote:
> thank you for your feedback.
> On Fri, Jun 18, 2021 at 10:39:12AM +0200, Marek Szyprowski wrote:
>> On 07.06.2021 10:27, Oleksij Rempel wrote:
>>> To be able to use ax88772 with external PHYs and use advantage of
>>> existing PHY drivers, we need to port at least ax88772 part of asix
>>> driver to the phylib framework.
>>> Signed-off-by: Oleksij Rempel <o.rempel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> I found one more issue with this patch. On one of my test boards
>> (Samsung Exynos5250 SoC based Arndale) system fails to establish network
>> connection just after starting the kernel when the driver is build-in.
>> # dmesg | grep asix
>> [ 2.761928] usbcore: registered new interface driver asix
>> [ 5.003110] asix 1-3.2.4:1.0 (unnamed net_device) (uninitialized):
>> invalid hw address, using random
>> [ 6.065400] asix 1-3.2.4:1.0 eth0: register 'asix' at
>> usb-12110000.usb-3.2.4, ASIX AX88772 USB 2.0 Ethernet, 7a:9b:9a:f2:94:8e
>> [ 14.043868] asix 1-3.2.4:1.0 eth0: Link is Up - 100Mbps/Full - flow
>> control off
>> # ping -c2 host
>> PING host (192.168.100.1) 56(84) bytes of data.
>> From 192.168.100.20 icmp_seq=1 Destination Host Unreachable
>> From 192.168.100.20 icmp_seq=2 Destination Host Unreachable
>> --- host ping statistics ---
>> 2 packets transmitted, 0 received, +2 errors, 100% packet loss, time 59ms
> Hm... it looks like different chip variant. My is registered as
> "ASIX AX88772B USB", yours is "ASIX AX88772 USB 2.0" - "B" is the
> difference. Can you please tell me more about this adapter and if possible open
> tell the real part name.
Well, currently I have only remote access to that board. The network
chip is soldered on board. Maybe you can read something from the photo
on the wiki page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arndale_Board
> I can imagine that this adapter may using generic PHY driver.
> Can you please confirm it by dmesg | grep PHY?
> In my case i'll get:
> Asix Electronics AX88772C usb-001:003:10: attached PHY driver (mii_bus:phy_addr=usb-001:003:10, irq=POLL)
# dmesg | grep PHY
[ 5.700274] Asix Electronics AX88772A usb-001:004:10: attached PHY
driver (mii_bus:phy_addr=usb-001:004:10, irq=POLL)
> If you have a different PHY, can you please send me the PHY id:
> cat /sys/bus/mdio_bus/devices/usb-001\:003\:10/phy_id
> Your usb path will probably be different.
# cat /sys/bus/mdio_bus/devices/usb-001\:004\:10/phy_id
Marek Szyprowski, PhD
Samsung R&D Institute Poland