Re: [PATCH net-next v2 2/3] net: phy: broadcom: Add support for Wake-on-LAN

From: Simon Horman
Date: Thu May 11 2023 - 06:11:25 EST

On Tue, May 09, 2023 at 03:34:02PM -0700, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> WAKE_MAGICSECURE. This is only supported with the BCM54210E and
> compatible Ethernet PHYs. Using the in-band interrupt or an out of band
> GPIO interrupts are supported.
> Broadcom PHYs will generate a Wake-on-LAN level low interrupt on LED4 as
> soon as one of the supported patterns is being matched. That includes
> generating such an interrupt even if the PHY is operated during normal
> modes. If WAKE_UCAST is selected, this could lead to the LED4 interrupt
> firing up for every packet being received which is absolutely
> undesirable from a performance point of view.
> Because the Wake-on-LAN configuration can be set long before the system
> is actually put to sleep, we cannot have an interrupt service routine to
> clear on read the interrupt status register and ensure that new packet
> matches will be detected.
> It is desirable to enable the Wake-on-LAN interrupt as late as possible
> during the system suspend process such that we limit the number of
> interrupts to be handled by the system, but also conversely feed into
> the Linux's system suspend way of dealing with interrupts in and around
> the points of no return.
> Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@xxxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Simon Horman <simon.horman@xxxxxxxxxxxx>