Re: [RFC] net: phy: smsc: Disable auto-negotiation on startup
From: Andrew Lunn
Date: Wed Oct 12 2016 - 16:26:27 EST
On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 10:05:33AM -0500, Kyle Roeschley wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 02:13:06AM -0700, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> > On 10/10/2016 10:41 AM, Kyle Roeschley wrote:
> > > Because the SMSC PHY completes auto-negotiation before the driver is
> > > ready to handle interrupts, the PHY state machine never realizes that we
> > > have a link. Clear the ANENABLE bit on initialization, which lets
> > > genphy_config_aneg do its thing when that code is hit later.
> > >
> > > While this patch does fix the problem we see (no link on boot without
> > > re-plugging the cable), it seems like the generic PHY code should be
> > > able to handle auto-negotiation completing before interrupts are
> > > enabled. Submitted as an RFC in the hopes that someone has an idea as to
> > > how that could be done.
> > >
> > > This fix is copied from commit 99f81afc139c ("phy: micrel: Disable auto
> > > negotiation on startup").
> > Do you mind trying:
> > https://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg397857.html
> > and see if you do get link interrupts without your patch applied? Thanks!
> Yep, that fixes it. I figured there was some state machine issue I was missing.
> Thanks very much!
Humm, O.K, time to pull that patch out of the series and make it