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Date:	Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:05:41 +0530
From:	Mugunthan V N <mugunthanvnm@...com>
To:	Sebastian Hesselbarth <sebastian.hesselbarth@...il.com>
CC:	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>, <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	<linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>,
	<linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC v1 7/7] net: cpsw: resume/suspend PHY on port start/stop

On Thursday 21 November 2013 01:51 AM, Sebastian Hesselbarth wrote:
> Network PHYs consume a noticable amount of power. This adds phy_resume
> on slave_open and phy_suspend on slave_stop to save this power if the
> port is down anyway.
>
> Signed-off-by: Sebastian Hesselbarth <sebastian.hesselbarth@...il.com>
> ---
> Cc: David S. Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
> Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org
> Cc: linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org
> Cc: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/ti/cpsw.c |    2 ++
>  1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/cpsw.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/cpsw.c
> index 90d41d2..f1dc54f 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/cpsw.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/cpsw.c
> @@ -1013,6 +1013,7 @@ static void cpsw_slave_open(struct cpsw_slave *slave, struct cpsw_priv *priv)
>  	} else {
>  		dev_info(priv->dev, "phy found : id is : 0x%x\n",
>  			 slave->phy->phy_id);
> +		phy_resume(slave->phy);
>  		phy_start(slave->phy);
>  
>  		/* Configure GMII_SEL register */
> @@ -1081,6 +1082,7 @@ static void cpsw_slave_stop(struct cpsw_slave *slave, struct cpsw_priv *priv)
>  	if (!slave->phy)
>  		return;
>  	phy_stop(slave->phy);
> +	phy_suspend(slave->phy);
>  	phy_disconnect(slave->phy);
>  	slave->phy = NULL;
>  }

Can these be called from phy_start and phy_stop itself so that it
reduces the effort of patching all drivers and also applies to all
etherent drivers.

Regards
Mugunthan V N
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