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Date:	29 May 2007 11:31:18 +0200
From:	Andi Kleen <>
To:	Ayaz Abdulla <>
Cc:	Jeff Garzik <>,
	Manfred Spraul <>,
	Andrew Morton <>, nedev <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/4] forcedeth: fix power management support

Ayaz Abdulla <> writes:

> This patch fixes the power management functions. It includes lowering
> the phy speed to conserve power.

Shouldn't there be some way to disable this? AFAIK a few old switches
have trouble with this. I assume a new ethtool option would be appropiate
since we expect other drivers to gain this capability too.
Could some of this code be put into the generic MII layer?


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