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Date:   Sat, 14 Dec 2019 20:33:37 -0800
From:   Jakub Kicinski <jakub.kicinski@...ronome.com>
To:     Milind Parab <mparab@...ence.com>
Cc:     <nicolas.nerre@...rochip.com>, <andrew@...n.ch>,
        <antoine.tenart@...tlin.com>, <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
        <rmk+kernel@...linux.org.uk>, <davem@...emloft.net>,
        <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, <hkallweit1@...il.com>,
        <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, <dkangude@...ence.com>,
        <a.fatoum@...gutronix.de>, <brad.mouring@...com>,
        <pthombar@...ence.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/3] net: macb: fix for fixed-link mode

On Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:41:01 +0000, Milind Parab wrote:
> This patch fix the issue with fixed link. With fixed-link
> device opening fails due to macb_phylink_connect not
> handling fixed-link mode, in which case no MAC-PHY connection
> is needed and phylink_connect return success (0), however
> in current driver attempt is made to search and connect to
> PHY even for fixed-link.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Milind Parab <mparab@...ence.com>

We'll wait to give a chance for Russell, Andrew and others to review,
but this patch looks like a fix and the other ones look like features.
You should post the fix separately so it's included in Linus'es tree
ASAP (mark the patch with [PATCH net]), and the rest of the patches can
wait for the next merge window (mark [PATCH net-next]). Fixes should
also have an appropriate Fixes tag pointing at the first commit where
the bug was present.

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