Re: [PATCH] net: qcom/emac: Change the order of mac up and sgmii open

From: Timur Tabi
Date: Mon Dec 18 2017 - 11:06:07 EST

On 12/17/2017 11:57 PM, Hemanth Puranik wrote:
This patch fixes the order of mac_up and sgmii_open for the
reasons noted below:

- If open takes more time(if the SGMII block is not responding or
if we want to do some delay based task) in this situation we
will hit NETDEV watchdog
- The main reason : We should signal to upper layers that we are
ready to receive packets "only" when the entire path is initialized
not the other way around, this is followed in the reset path where
we do mac_down, sgmii_reset and mac_up. This also makes the driver
uniform across the reset and open paths.
- In the future there may be need for delay based tasks to be done in
sgmii open which will result in NETDEV watchdog
- As per the documentation the order of init should be sgmii, mac, rings
and DMA

Signed-off-by: Hemanth Puranik<hpuranik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Timur Tabi <timur@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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