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

Russell King - ARM Linux admin linux at armlinux.org.uk
Tue Jun 25 14:13:00 PDT 2019


On Tue, Jun 25, 2019 at 09:02:46PM +0200, 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.

Note that phylink provides this call, and provided mac_config() is
correctly implemented, will result in the pause mode parameters in
the MAC being correctly set.

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