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Date:   Sat, 24 Oct 2020 00:48:07 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     Alexandru Ardelean <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/2] net: phy: adin: implement cable-test support

On Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 10:45:51AM +0300, Alexandru Ardelean wrote:
> The ADIN1300/ADIN1200 support cable diagnostics using TDR.
> The cable fault detection is automatically run on all four pairs looking at
> all combinations of pair faults by first putting the PHY in standby (clear
> the LINK_EN bit, PHY_CTRL_3 register, Address 0x0017) and then enabling the
> diagnostic clock (set the DIAG_CLK_EN bit, PHY_CTRL_1 register, Address
> 0x0012).
> Cable diagnostics can then be run (set the CDIAG_RUN bit in the
> CDIAG_RUN register, Address 0xBA1B). The results are reported for each pair
> in the cable diagnostics results registers, CDIAG_DTLD_RSLTS_0,
> 0xBA1D to Address 0xBA20).
> The distance to the first fault for each pair is reported in the cable
> fault distance registers, CDIAG_FLT_DIST_0, CDIAG_FLT_DIST_1,
> CDIAG_FLT_DIST_2, and CDIAG_FLT_DIST_3, Address 0xBA21 to Address 0xBA24).
> This change implements support for this using phylib's cable-test support.
> Signed-off-by: Alexandru Ardelean <>

Reviewed-by: Andrew Lunn <>

For a patch series, it is normal to include a cover letter explaining
what the series as a whole does.

Also the subject should indicate which tree the patchset is for.

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