[PATCH v2] ARM: imx_v6_v7_defconfig: Select SMSC_PHY

Shawn Guo shawnguo at kernel.org
Thu Mar 30 06:22:24 PDT 2017

On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 01:48:02PM +0300, Leonard Crestez wrote:
> The imx6sl-evk board has a LAN8720A ethernet phy supported by SMSC_PHY.
> Add this driver to the default imx config since the device is present on
> one of the evaluation boards.
> This used to work mostly fine with the generic phy driver until
> commit 0878fff1f42c ("net: phy: Do not perform software reset for
> Generic PHY"). The fact that soft reset is no longer performed
> apparently causes RX to sometimes failes which can cause netboot to
> timeout on DHCP. This is eventually retried and it works after link
> up/down but can takes 90 seconds to reach the login prompt.
> This was generated with "make savedefconfig" and it includes a few
> additional minor cleanups.
> Signed-off-by: Leonard Crestez <leonard.crestez at nxp.com>
> Reviewed-by: Fabio Estevam <fabio.estevam at nxp.com>
> Acked-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli at gmail.com>
> Acked-by: Fugang Duan <fugang.duan at nxp.com>

Applied, thanks.

More information about the linux-arm-kernel mailing list