[PATCH RFC net-next 1/5] net: dsa: mt7530: Convert to PHYLINK API

Daniel Santos daniel.santos at pobox.com
Tue Jun 25 12:27:55 PDT 2019

On 6/25/19 2:02 PM, Andrew Lunn wrote:
>> But will there still be a mechanism to ignore link partner's advertising
>> and force these parameters?
> >From man 1 ethtool:
>        -a --show-pause
>               Queries the specified Ethernet device for pause parameter information.
>        -A --pause
>               Changes the pause parameters of the specified Ethernet device.
>            autoneg on|off
>                   Specifies whether pause autonegotiation should be enabled.
>            rx on|off
>                   Specifies whether RX pause should be enabled.
>            tx on|off
>                   Specifies whether TX pause should be enabled.
> You need to check the driver to see if it actually implements this
> ethtool call, but that is how it should be configured.
> 	Andrew
Thank you Andrew,

So in this context, my question is the difference between "enabling" and
"forcing".  Here's that register for the mt7620 (which has an mt7530 on
its die): https://imgur.com/a/pTk0668  I believe this is also what René
is seeking clarity on?


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