[PATCH] net phy: poll for a link
plagnioj at jcrosoft.com
Sun Oct 28 08:31:48 EDT 2012
On 12:21 Sun 28 Oct , Sascha Hauer wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 08:37:11AM +0200, Sascha Hauer wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 08:33:59PM +0200, Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD wrote:
> > > On 20:06 Wed 24 Oct , Sascha Hauer wrote:
> > > > Since we have phylib we have no instance which polls for a link. This
> > > > means that network boot often bails out after a powercycle or phy reset.
> > > > This changes the link status behaviour to:
> > > >
> > > > - Always check for a link if the last link test was unsuccesful
> > > > - If the last check was succesful, check for a link when the last
> > > > check is longer than 5 seconds ago
> > > > - Try to get a link for 5 seconds.
> > > 5 seconds is too long
> > >
> > > and check the link is wrong you need to check the autoneg
> > > the link may be down because no cable
> > >
> > > Here we need to check the autoneg is finished
> > > and the phy is up
> > >
> > > so use phy_aneg_done and genphy_config_aneg is for this
> > phy_aneg_done is not exported and genphy_config_aneg is for phy driver
> > use only.
> > Could you prepare a patch for this? You insisted hard on getting this
> > merged in the first place and seem to know what has to be done.
> Will you prepare a patch for this? This is really something I want to
> have solved before the next release and right now I do not understand
> your proposed solution to this.
next week maybe tuesday or wednesday
I need to finish some work on at91 for the Atmel kernel release
to fix some hw issue
The 1-wire support is needed for this
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