RE: [PATCH net] r8169: disable L23

From: Hayes Wang
Date: Wed Jul 09 2014 - 02:36:23 EST

Francois Romieu [mailto:romieu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 4:17 AM
> To: Hayes Wang
> Cc: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; nic_swsd
> Subject: Re: [PATCH net] r8169: disable L23
> Can you elaborate what L23 is or should the commit message be reworded
> as "Disable a (yet undocumented) power saving feature that randomly
> causes RTL8411, RTL8111G, RTL8402, RTL8105, and RTL8106 devices to be
> lost on some systems." ?

The L2/L3 are the link status which are defined in the specification of the PCI
Express Base Specification for the link state power manager. I don't know them
much, so I don't sure if I could explain them clearly.

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