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Date:   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:02:39 +0100
From:   Heiner Kallweit <>
To:     Florian Fainelli <>,
        Andrew Lunn <>,
        David Miller <>
Cc:     "" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 1/2] net: phy: add helper

On 17.02.2019 03:35, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> On 2/16/2019 8:26 AM, Heiner Kallweit wrote:
>> Similar to the existing helpers for the Clause 22 registers add helper
>> mii_10gbt_stat_mod_linkmode_lpa_t.
>> Note that this helper is defined in linux/mdio.h, not like the
>> Clause 22 helpers in linux/mii.h. Reason is that the Clause 45 register
>> constants are defined in uapi/linux/mdio.h. And uapi/linux/mdio.h
>> includes linux/mii.h before defining the C45 register constants.
> Nit: this also processes 2.5G and 5G but I can't suggest a better name,
> so this is as good as any.
I also thought about this and eventually decided to go with the register
name from the Clause 45 (2015) spec. Not sure whether there's a newer
version, but even if I (after 802.3bz was established) doubt that they
would rename a register.

>> v2:
>> - remove helpers that don't have users in this series
>> Signed-off-by: Heiner Kallweit <>
> Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <>

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