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Date:   Wed, 3 Apr 2019 23:06:32 +0200
From:   Heiner Kallweit <>
To:     Andrew Lunn <>
Cc:     Florian Fainelli <>,
        David Miller <>,
        "" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 2/2] net: phy: realtek: remove setting callback
 get_features and use phylib fallback

On 03.04.2019 22:55, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 03, 2019 at 08:20:09PM +0200, Heiner Kallweit wrote:
>> Now that phylib uses genphy_read_abilities() as fallback, we don't have
>> to set callback get_features any longer.
> Hi Heiner
> I wonder how many PHY drivers we will break if we just remove
> .features everywhere?
At least I have seen no C22 PHY yet that couldn't be handled by
genphy_read_abilities. Just for non-TP modes there might be an issue.
genphy_read_abilities only sets TP and MII, if a driver checks for
e.g. ETHTOOL_LINK_MODE_FIBRE_BIT we may have some work.

> Maybe we should create patches for the Marvell driver and the Broadcom
> drivers. I and Florian can test them.
> 	 Andrew

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