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Date:	Tue, 27 Jul 2010 15:28:46 -0700
From:	Jeff Kirsher <>
Cc:,,,, Bruce Allan <>,
	Jeff Kirsher <>
Subject: [net-2.6 PATCH] e1000e: 82577/82578 PHY register access issues

From: Bruce Allan <>

The MAC-PHY interconnect on 82577/82578 uses a power management feature
(called K1) which must be disabled when in 1Gbps due to a hardware issue on
these parts.  The #define bit setting used to enable/disable K1 is
incorrect and can cause PHY register accesses to stop working altogether
until the next device reset.  This patch sets the register correctly.

This issue is present in kernels since 2.6.32.

Signed-off-by: Bruce Allan <>
Tested-by: Jeff Pieper <>
Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <>

 drivers/net/e1000e/hw.h |    2 +-
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/e1000e/hw.h b/drivers/net/e1000e/hw.h
index 5d1220d..664ed58 100644
--- a/drivers/net/e1000e/hw.h
+++ b/drivers/net/e1000e/hw.h
@@ -308,7 +308,7 @@ enum e1e_registers {
 #define E1000_KMRNCTRLSTA_INBAND_PARAM	0x9    /* Kumeran InBand Parameters */
 #define E1000_KMRNCTRLSTA_DIAG_NELPBK	0x1000 /* Nearend Loopback mode */
 #define E1000_KMRNCTRLSTA_K1_CONFIG	0x7
-#define E1000_KMRNCTRLSTA_K1_ENABLE	0x140E
+#define E1000_KMRNCTRLSTA_K1_ENABLE	0x0002
 #define E1000_KMRNCTRLSTA_K1_DISABLE	0x1400

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