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Date:   Wed, 23 Nov 2016 21:08:00 +0100
From:   Yegor Yefremov <>
To:     Florian Fainelli <>
Cc:     netdev <>,
        "" <>,
        Grygorii Strashko <>,
        "N, Mugunthan V" <>,
        Rami Rosen <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] cpsw: ethtool: add support for getting/setting EEE registers

On Wed, Nov 23, 2016 at 6:33 PM, Florian Fainelli <> wrote:
> On 11/23/2016 06:38 AM, wrote:
>> From: Yegor Yefremov <>
>> Add the ability to query and set Energy Efficient Ethernet parameters
>> via ethtool for applicable devices.
> Are you sure this is enough to actually enable EEE? I don't see where
> phy_init_eee() is called here, nor is the cpsw Ethernet controller part
> configured to enable/disable EEE. EEE is not just a PHY thing, it
> usually also needs to be configured properly at the Ethernet MAC/switch
> level as well.
> Just curious here.

I'm sure I want to disable EEE :-) So I need this patch in order to
check and disable EEE advertising.


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