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Date:	Tue, 11 Dec 2012 11:27:50 +0100
From:	Oliver Neukum <>
To:	Ming Lei <>
Cc:	Steve Glendinning <>,
	Steve Glendinning <>,
	netdev <>,,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH][RFC] smsc95xx: enable dynamic autosuspend (RFC)

On Tuesday 11 December 2012 10:24:57 Ming Lei wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 10:18 PM, Steve Glendinning <> wrote:

> > Thanks, so something like this should do the job?
> This will do, but not simple as clearing .manage_power function
> pointer in bind(), and still disable runtime suspend for link off case
> since these devices which don't support suspend 3 can generate
> remote wakeup for link change event.

So they can autosuspend if the interface is up and no cable is plugged

> I suggest to introduce link-off triggered runtime suspend for these
> usbnet devices(non-LAN9500A device, devices which don't support
> USB auto-suspend), and I have posted one patch set before[1].
> If no one objects that, I'd like to post them again with some fix and
> update for checking link after link_reset().

If you can get rid of a periodic work this would be great.


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