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Date:	Wed, 30 May 2007 09:59:32 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/7] sky2: PHY page register fixes

Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> Several of the PHY registers are multiplexed; access to
> register must be proceeded by setting page register.
> The driver setup is safer if this is done before the access
> rather than depending on the last value.
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <>

NAK for 2.622 - this appears to be a highly speculative cleanup-style 
change that is not an appropriate submission so late in the Release 
Candidate cycle.

I would have expected this sort of change to have been brewing for a 
little while in -mm, via netdev#upstream perhaps.  As it is, this change 
has been zero testing exposure, which is not something we want in a -rc2 
or -rc3.


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