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Date:	Wed, 21 Nov 2007 11:54:47 -0600
From:	Andy Fleming <>
To:	Herbert Valerio Riedel <>
Cc:, Lennert Buytenhek <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH,RFC] ep93xx_eth: conversion to phylib framework

On Nov 16, 2007, at 03:38, Herbert Valerio Riedel wrote:

> Currently, the ep93xx_eth driver doesn't care about the PHY state,
> but it should, in order to tell the MAC when full duplex operation is
> required; failure to do so causes degraded performance on full duplex
> links. This patch implements proper PHY handling via the phylib  
> framework:
>  - clean up ep93xx_mdio_{read,write} to conform to ep93xx manual
>  - convert ep93xx_eth driver to phylib framework
>  - set full duplex bit in configuration of MAC when FDX link detected
>  - convert to use print_mac()

Looks good to me.  My only comment is that we might want to have  
support for checking preamble suppression support in the PHY Lib,  

Acked-by: Andy Fleming <>
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