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Date:   Mon, 13 May 2019 09:11:02 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net: phy: realtek: Replace phy functions with
 non-locked version in rtl8211e_config_init()

From: Andrew Lunn <>
Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 14:50:02 +0200

> On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 03:41:45PM +0900, Kunihiko Hayashi wrote:
>> After calling phy_select_page() and until calling phy_restore_page(),
>> the mutex 'mdio_lock' is already locked, so the driver should use
>> non-locked version of phy functions. Or there will be a deadlock with
>> 'mdio_lock'.
>> This replaces phy functions called from rtl8211e_config_init() to avoid
>> the deadlock issue.
>> Fixes: f81dadbcf7fd ("net: phy: realtek: Add rtl8211e rx/tx delays config")
>> Signed-off-by: Kunihiko Hayashi <>
> Reviewed-by: Andrew Lunn <>


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