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Date:   Wed, 13 May 2020 15:57:34 -0400
From:   "John W. Linville" <>
To:     Florian Fainelli <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ethtool.c: Report transceiver correctly

On Fri, Apr 03, 2020 at 05:21:35PM -0700, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> After the transition to the extended link settings ioctl API, the
> kernel, up until commit 9b3004953503462a4fab31b85e44ae446d48f0bd
> ("ethtool: drop get_settings and set_settings callbacks") would support
> the legacy link settings operation and report the transceiver type.
> After this commit, we lost that information although the Linux PHY
> library populates it correctly even with get_link_ksettings() method.
> Ensure that we report the transceiver type correctly for such cases.
> Fixes: 33133abf3b77 ("ethtool.c: add support for ETHTOOL_xLINKSETTINGS ioctls")
> Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <>

Thanks (belatedly) -- queued for next release!

John W. Linville		Someday the world will need a hero, and you			might be all we have.  Be ready.

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