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Date:	Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:20:32 +0200
From:	Giuseppe CAVALLARO <>
To:	Vince Bridgers <>,
	Chen-Yu Tsai <>, Ley Foon Tan <>,
	LeyFoon Tan <>
Cc:	netdev <>,
	linux-kernel <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Vince Bridgers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: stmmac: add dcrs parameter

On 8/26/2014 2:35 PM, Vince Bridgers wrote:
> Hi Peppe,
>>> In the Synopsys EMAC case, carrier sense is used to stop transmitting
>>> if no carrier is sensed during a transmission. This is only useful if
>>> the media in use is true half duplex media (like obsolete 10Base2 or
>>> 10Base5). If no one in using true half duplex media, then is it
>>> possible to set this disable by default? If we're not sure, then
>>> having an option feels like the right thing to do.
>> Indeed this is what I had done in the patch.
>> Also in case of carrier sense the frame will be dropped in any case
>> later.
>> Let me know if you Acked this patch so I will rebase it on
>> net.git and I send it soon
>> peppe
> Yes, this looks good to me. I don't expect anyone is using 10Base2 or
> 10Base5 anymore, so it's ok to disable DCRS by default.
> ack
> All the best,

thx so much, I will send this patch (with your Acked-by) and ported on
net.git soon.

Chen-Yu, Ley Foon, pls let me know if it is ok for you as well

Kind Regards

> Vince

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