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Date:   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 20:43:19 +0200
From:   Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@...il.com>
To:     Neil MacLeod <neil@...cleod.com>
Cc:     "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Testing of r8169 workaround removal

Interesting, thanks for your efforts! I submitted the patch removing
the workaround because it seems now (at least since 5.1-rc1) we're fine.

Heiner

On 28.04.2019 20:40, Neil MacLeod wrote:
> Hi Heiner
> 
> I'd already kicked off a 5.0.2 build without the workaround and I've
> tested that now, and it resumes at 10Mbps, so it may still be worth
> identifying the exact 5.0.y version when it was fixed just in case
> that provides some understanding of how it was fixed... I'll test the
> remaining kernels between 5.0.3 and 5.0.10 as that's not much extra
> work and let you know what I find!
> 
> Regards
> Neil
> 
> On Sun, 28 Apr 2019 at 18:39, Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@...il.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Neil,
>>
>> thanks for reporting back. Interesting, then the root cause of the
>> issue seems to have been in a different corner. On my hardware
>> I'm not able to reproduce the issue. It's not that relevant with which
>> exact version the issue vanished. Based on your results I'll just
>> remove the workaround on net-next (adding your Tested-by).
>>
>> Heiner
>>
>>
>> On 28.04.2019 19:30, Neil MacLeod wrote:
>>> Hi Heiner
>>>
>>> Do you know if this is already fixed in 5.1-rc6 (Linus Torvalds tree),
>>> as in order to test your request I thought I would reproduce the issue
>>> with plain 5.1-rc6 with the workaround removed, however without the
>>> workaround 5.1-rc6 is resuming correctly at 1000Mbps.
>>>
>>> I went back to 4.19-rc4 (which we know is brroken) and I can reproduce
>>> the issue with the PC (Revo 3700) resuming at 10Mbps, but with 5.1-rc6
>>> I can no longer reproduce the issue when the workaround is removed.
>>>
>>> I also tested 5.0.10 without the workaround, and again 5.0.10 is
>>> resuming correctly at 1000Mbps.
>>>
>>> I finally tested 4.19.23 without the workaround (the last iteration of
>>> this kernel I published) and this does NOT resume correctly at
>>> 1000Mbps (it resumes at 10Mbps).
>>>
>>> I'll test a few more iterations of 5.0.y to see if I can identify when
>>> it was "fixed" but if you have any suggestions when it might have been
>>> fixed I can try to confirm this that - currently it's somewhere
>>> between 4.19.24 and 5.0.10!
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> Neil
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, 28 Apr 2019 at 14:33, Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@...il.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi Neil,
>>>>
>>>> you once reported the original issue resulting in this workaround.
>>>> This workaround shouldn't be needed any longer, but I have no affected HW
>>>> to test on. Do you have the option to apply the patch below to latest
>>>> net-next and test link speed after resume from suspend?
>>>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net-next.git
>>>> That would be much appreciated.
>>>>
>>>> Heiner
>>>>
>>>> ----------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> After 8c90b795e90f ("net: phy: improve genphy_soft_reset") this
>>>> workaround shouldn't be needed any longer. However I don't have
>>>> affected hardware so I can't test it.
>>>>
>>>> This was the bug report leading to the workaround:
>>>> https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=201081
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@...il.com>
>>>> ---
>>>>  drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c | 8 --------
>>>>  1 file changed, 8 deletions(-)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c
>>>> index 383242df0..d4ec08e37 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c
>>>> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c
>>>> @@ -4083,14 +4083,6 @@ static void rtl8169_init_phy(struct net_device *dev, struct rtl8169_private *tp)
>>>>         phy_speed_up(tp->phydev);
>>>>
>>>>         genphy_soft_reset(tp->phydev);
>>>> -
>>>> -       /* It was reported that several chips end up with 10MBit/Half on a
>>>> -        * 1GBit link after resuming from S3. For whatever reason the PHY on
>>>> -        * these chips doesn't properly start a renegotiation when soft-reset.
>>>> -        * Explicitly requesting a renegotiation fixes this.
>>>> -        */
>>>> -       if (tp->phydev->autoneg == AUTONEG_ENABLE)
>>>> -               phy_restart_aneg(tp->phydev);
>>>>  }
>>>>
>>>>  static void rtl_rar_set(struct rtl8169_private *tp, u8 *addr)
>>>> --
>>>> 2.21.0
>>>
>>
> 

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