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Date:   Thu, 10 Sep 2020 22:39:23 +0200
From:   Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>
To:     Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
Cc:     Marek Behún <marek.behun@....cz>,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-leds@...r.kernel.org,
        Dan Murphy <dmurphy@...com>,
        Ondřej Jirman <megous@...ous.com>,
        Russell King <linux@...linux.org.uk>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Matthias Schiffer <matthias.schiffer@...tq-group.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next + leds v2 6/7] net: phy: marvell: add support
 for LEDs controlled by Marvell PHYs

Hi!

> > We already have different support for blinking in LED subsystem. Lets use that.
> 
> You are assuming we have full software control of the LED, we can turn
> it on and off. That is not always the case. But there is sometimes a
> mode which the hardware blinks the LED.

Please see "timer" trigger support in the LED subsystem. We already
have hardware-accelerated blinking for the LEDs, and phy LEDs should
use same mechanism.

> Being able to blink the LED is useful: ethtool(1): -p --identify

...and yes, it should work for ethtool, too.

See leds-ss4200.c: nasgpio_led_set_blink() for an example. (But it may
not be good example).

Best regards,
								Pavel

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