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Date:   Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:28:15 +0000
From:   Russell King - ARM Linux admin <linux@...linux.org.uk>
To:     Stefan Chulski <stefanc@...vell.com>
Cc:     Antoine Tenart <antoine.tenart@...tlin.com>,
        "davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "thomas.petazzoni@...tlin.com" <thomas.petazzoni@...tlin.com>,
        "maxime.chevallier@...tlin.com" <maxime.chevallier@...tlin.com>,
        "gregory.clement@...tlin.com" <gregory.clement@...tlin.com>,
        "miquel.raynal@...tlin.com" <miquel.raynal@...tlin.com>,
        Nadav Haklai <nadavh@...vell.com>,
        Yan Markman <ymarkman@...vell.com>,
        "mw@...ihalf.com" <mw@...ihalf.com>
Subject: Re: [EXT] Re: [PATCH net-next 10/13] net: mvpp2: reset the XPCS
 while reconfiguring the serdes lanes

Hi Stefan,

On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 11:08:34AM +0000, Stefan Chulski wrote:
> HW recommendation upon Serdes reconfiguration are the following:
> 
> 1. Disable port(CTRL0_REG - in XLG/GMAC) 
> 2. Put port in reset (both XLG/GMAC)
> 3. For KR - put in reset MPCS (MAC control clock, RX SD clock, TX SD clock), XPSC is RXAUI/XAUI clock domain
> 4. Power down Serdes lane
> 
> Do reconfiguration of Serdes.
> 
> 5. Enable Serdes lane
> 6. Disable MPCS reset for KR
> 7. Disable port reset (both XLG/GMAC)
> 8. Enable port  (both XLG/GMAC)

For clarity, presumably either the XLG or the GMAC should be released
from reset and enabled at any one time depending on the configured mode,
but never both together?

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