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Date:   Sun, 10 May 2020 17:12:26 +0200
From:   Michal Kubecek <>
Cc:     Andrew Lunn <>, David Miller <>,
        Florian Fainelli <>,
        Heiner Kallweit <>,
        Chris Healy <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v3 06/10] net: ethtool: Add infrastructure for
 reporting cable test results

On Sat, May 09, 2020 at 06:28:47PM +0200, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> Provide infrastructure for PHY drivers to report the cable test
> results.  A netlink skb is associated to the phydev. Helpers will be
> added which can add results to this skb. Once the test has finished
> the results are sent to user space.
> When netlink ethtool is not part of the kernel configuration stubs are
> provided. It is also impossible to trigger a cable test, so the error
> code returned by the alloc function is of no consequence.
> v2:
> Include the status complete in the netlink notification message
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Lunn <>

Reviewed-by: Michal Kubecek <>

It seems you applied the changes to ethnl_cable_test_alloc() suggested
in v2 review as part of patch 7 rather than here. I don't think it's
necessary to fix that unless there is some actual problem that would
require a resubmit.


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