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Date:   Wed, 03 Apr 2019 21:48:06 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net: phy: fix autoneg mismatch case in

From: Heiner Kallweit <>
Date: Tue, 2 Apr 2019 20:43:30 +0200

> The original patch didn't consider the case that autoneg process
> finishes successfully but both link partners have no mode in common.
> In this case there's no link, nevertheless we may be interested in
> what the link partner advertised.
> Like phydev->link we set phydev->autoneg_complete in
> genphy_update_link() and use the stored value in genphy_read_status().
> This way we don't have to read register BMSR again.
> Fixes: b6163f194c69 ("net: phy: improve genphy_read_status")
> Signed-off-by: Heiner Kallweit <>


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