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Date:   Sat, 5 Feb 2022 23:02:07 +0100
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     Pavel Parkhomenko <>
Cc:     Heiner Kallweit <>,
        Russell King <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Ron Madrid <>,
        Alexey Malahov <>,
        Serge Semin <>,
        Serge Semin <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net: phy: marvell: Fix MDI-x polarity setting in
 88e1118-compatible PHYs

On Sun, Feb 06, 2022 at 12:49:51AM +0300, Pavel Parkhomenko wrote:
> When setting up autonegotiation for 88E1118R and compatible PHYs,
> a software reset of PHY is issued before setting up polarity.
> This is incorrect as changes of MDI Crossover Mode bits are
> disruptive to the normal operation and must be followed by a
> software reset to take effect. Let's patch m88e1118_config_aneg()
> to fix the issue mentioned before by invoking software reset
> of the PHY just after setting up MDI-x polarity.
> Fixes: 605f196efbf8 ("phy: Add support for Marvell 88E1118 PHY")
> Signed-off-by: Pavel Parkhomenko <>
> Reviewed-by: Serge Semin <>
> Suggested-by: Andrew Lunn <>
> Cc:

Reviewed-by: Andrew Lunn <>


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