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Date:   Mon, 7 Dec 2020 20:43:32 +0100
From:   Jean Pihet <jean.pihet@...oldbits.com>
To:     Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Ryan Barnett <ryan.barnett@...kwellcollins.com>,
        Conrad Ratschan <conrad.ratschan@...kwellcollins.com>,
        Hugo Cornelis <hugo.cornelis@...ensium.com>,
        Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout.vandecappelle@...ensium.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] net: dsa: ksz8795: adjust CPU link to host interface

Hi Andrew,

On Tue, Dec 1, 2020 at 9:45 PM Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch> wrote:
>
> > Configure the host port of the switch to match the host interface
> > settings. This is useful when the switch is directly connected to the
> > host MAC interface.
>
> Why do you need this when no other board does? Why is your board
> special?
>
> As i said before, i'm guessing your board has back to back PHYs
> between the SoC and the switch and nobody else does. Is that the
> reason why? Without this, nothing is configuring the switch MAC to the
> results of the auto-neg between the two PHYs?

Yes that is the case. From here I see this patch is too specific to
our setup, and so cannot be considered for merging.

>
> Or am i completely wrong?
No, this is completely right. I will drop this patch then.

Thank you very much for reviewing and for the suggestions.

BR,
Jean

>
>    Andrew
>

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