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Date:   Sat, 23 Mar 2019 18:01:15 -0700
From:   Florian Fainelli <>
To:     Heiner Kallweit <>,
        Andrew Lunn <>,
        David Miller <>
Cc:     "" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 1/3] net: phy: aquantia: report remote
 capabilities if link partner is Aquantia PHY

On 3/23/2019 6:14 AM, Heiner Kallweit wrote:
> If both link partners are Aquantia PHY's then additional information is
> exchanged as part of the auto-negotiation. Report remote capabilities
> if link partner is Aquantia PHY.
> Signed-off-by: Heiner Kallweit <>

Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <>

Petr is trying to introduce a link down reason, but it sounds like we
should also have have a way to enhance the link up with information like
the one you are providing here. It would also be nice if in the future,
ethtool could display additional vendor specific information when the
link is up. ethtool over netlink should facilitate that.


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