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Date:	Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:13:50 +0200
From:	Francois Romieu <>
To:	Hau <>
Cc:	"" <>,
	nic_swsd <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net 1/3] r8169:fix kernel log spam when set or get
 hardware wol setting.

Hau <> :
> > Either the driver resumes the device so that it can perform requested
> > operation or it signals .set_wol failure when the device is suspended.
> > 
> > If the driver does something else, "spam removal" translates to "silent
> > failure".
> Because "tp->saved_wolopts" will be used to set hardware wol capability in
> rtl8169_runtime_resume().  So I prefer to keep "wol->wolopts" to
> " tp->saved_wolopts " in runtime suspend state and set this to this
> "wol->wolopts" to hardware in in rtl8169_runtime_resume(). 

It would be fine if it could be proven that rtl8169_runtime_resume() will
always be run before software state is lost.


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