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Date:	Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:38:47 +0300
From:	Claudiu Manoil <>
To:	<>
CC:	"David S. Miller" <>
Subject: [PATCH net] gianfar: Check if phydev present on ethtool -A

This fixes a seg fault on 'ethtool -A' entry if the
interface is down.  Obviously we need to have the
phy device initialized / "connected" (see of_phy_connect())
to be able to advertise pause frame capabilities.

Fixes: 23402bddf9e56eecb27bbd1e5467b3b79b3dbe58
Signed-off-by: Claudiu Manoil <>
 drivers/net/ethernet/freescale/gianfar_ethtool.c | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/freescale/gianfar_ethtool.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/freescale/gianfar_ethtool.c
index 891dbee..76d7070 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/freescale/gianfar_ethtool.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/freescale/gianfar_ethtool.c
@@ -533,6 +533,9 @@ static int gfar_spauseparam(struct net_device *dev,
 	struct gfar __iomem *regs = priv->gfargrp[0].regs;
 	u32 oldadv, newadv;
+	if (!phydev)
+		return -ENODEV;
 	if (!(phydev->supported & SUPPORTED_Pause) ||
 	    (!(phydev->supported & SUPPORTED_Asym_Pause) &&
 	     (epause->rx_pause != epause->tx_pause)))

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