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Date:   Tue, 8 Sep 2020 19:02:32 -0700
From:   Florian Fainelli <>
To:     Marco Felsch <>,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 4/5] net: phy: smsc: LAN8710/20: add phy refclk in

On 9/8/2020 4:25 AM, Marco Felsch wrote:
> Add support to specify the clock provider for the phy refclk and don't
> rely on 'magic' host clock setup. Commit [1] tried to address this by
> introducing a flag and fixing the corresponding host. But this commit
> breaks the IRQ support since the irq setup during .config_intr() is
> thrown away because the reset comes from the side without respecting the
> current phy-state within the phy-state-machine. Furthermore the commit
> fixed the problem only for FEC based hosts other hosts acting like the
> FEC are not covered.
> This commit goes the other way around to address the bug fixed by [1].
> Instead of resetting the device from the side every time the refclk gets
> (re-)enabled it requests and enables the clock till the device gets
> removed. The phy is still rest but now within the phylib and  with
> respect to the phy-state-machine.

s/phy-state-machine/PHY library state machine/

(this applies to patch #5 as well)

With those things corrected:

Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <>

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