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Date:   Sun, 05 May 2019 01:06:14 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net: phy: fix phy_validate_pause

From: Heiner Kallweit <>
Date: Wed, 1 May 2019 21:54:28 +0200

> We have valid scenarios where ETHTOOL_LINK_MODE_Pause_BIT doesn't
> need to be supported. Therefore extend the first check to check
> for rx_pause being set.
> See also phy_set_asym_pause:
> rx=0 and tx=1: advertise asym pause only
> rx=0 and tx=0: stop advertising both pause modes
> The fixed commit isn't wrong, it's just the one that introduced the
> linkmode bitmaps.
> Fixes: 3c1bcc8614db ("net: ethernet: Convert phydev advertize and supported from u32 to link mode")
> Signed-off-by: Heiner Kallweit <>

Applied and queued up for -stable.

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