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Date:   Mon, 13 May 2019 14:50:02 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     Kunihiko Hayashi <>
Cc:     Florian Fainelli <>,
        Heiner Kallweit <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net: phy: realtek: Replace phy functions with
 non-locked version in rtl8211e_config_init()

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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