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Date:	Fri, 13 Jun 2008 05:40:56 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	David Brownell <>
	Claudio Lanconelli <>,
	lkml <>,
	Andrew Morton <>
Subject: Re: [RESEND #3/patch 2.6.26-rc6] net/enc28j60: low power mode

David Brownell wrote:
> Keep enc28j60 chips in low-power mode when they're not in use.
> At typically 120 mA, these chips run hot even when idle; this
> low power mode cuts that power usage by a factor of around 100.
> This version provides a generic routine to poll a register until
> its masked value equals some value ... e.g. bit set or cleared.
> It's basically what the previous wait_phy_ready() did, but this
> version is generalized to support the handshaking needed to
> enter and exit low power mode.
> Signed-off-by: David Brownell <>
> Signed-off-by: Claudio Lanconelli <>
> ---
> Previously sent:  18-May, 19-February; there were several
> previous iterations too ...
>  drivers/net/enc28j60.c |   82 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---------------
>  1 file changed, 58 insertions(+), 24 deletions(-)

I've put these two into my queue, so they are definitely in process now.

For netdev patches it helps to CC me, since not every patch sent solely 
to netdev@ is a to-be-applied patch, and might be missed -- or quite 
often, assumed to be a patch that warrants discussion.


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