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From: Russell King - ARM Linux <linux@armlinux.org.uk>
To: Antoine Tenart <antoine.tenart@bootlin.com>
Cc: davem@davemloft.net, kishon@ti.com, gregory.clement@bootlin.com,
	andrew@lunn.ch, jason@lakedaemon.net,
	sebastian.hesselbarth@gmail.com, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, thomas.petazzoni@bootlin.com,
	maxime.chevallier@bootlin.com, miquel.raynal@bootlin.com,
	nadavh@marvell.com, stefanc@marvell.com, ymarkman@marvell.com,
	mw@semihalf.com, linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 02/13] net: phy: sfp: handle non-wired SFP connectors
Date: Tue, 8 May 2018 12:52:47 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180508115247.GF16141@n2100.armlinux.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180504135643.23466-3-antoine.tenart@bootlin.com>

On Fri, May 04, 2018 at 03:56:32PM +0200, Antoine Tenart wrote:
> SFP connectors can be solder on a board without having any of their pins
> (LOS, i2c...) wired. In such cases the SFP link state cannot be guessed,
> and the overall link status reporting is left to other layers.
> 
> In order to achieve this, a new SFP_DEV status is added, named UNKNOWN.
> This mode is set when it is not possible for the SFP code to get the
> link status and as a result the link status is reported to be always UP
> from the SFP point of view.

This looks weird to me.  SFP_DEV_* states track the netdevice up/down
state and have little to do with whether LOS or MODDEF0 are implemented.

I think it would be better to have a new SFP_MOD_* and to force
sm_mod_state to that in this circumstance.

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-05-08 11:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 32+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-04 13:56 [PATCH net-next v2 00/13] net: mvpp2: phylink conversion Antoine Tenart
2018-05-04 13:56 ` [PATCH net-next v2 01/13] net: phy: sfp: make the i2c-bus property really optional Antoine Tenart
2018-05-04 17:03   ` Florian Fainelli
2018-05-04 17:19     ` Antoine Tenart
2018-05-04 13:56 ` [PATCH net-next v2 02/13] net: phy: sfp: handle non-wired SFP connectors Antoine Tenart
2018-05-04 17:04   ` Florian Fainelli
2018-05-04 17:17     ` Andrew Lunn
2018-05-04 17:23     ` Antoine Tenart
2018-05-05 15:39       ` Thomas Petazzoni
2018-05-05 17:48         ` Andrew Lunn
2018-05-08 11:52   ` Russell King - ARM Linux [this message]
2018-05-14  9:26     ` Antoine Tenart
2018-05-04 13:56 ` [PATCH net-next v2 03/13] net: phy: sfp: warn the user when no tx_disable pin is available Antoine Tenart
2018-05-04 17:07   ` Florian Fainelli
2018-05-04 17:14     ` Andrew Lunn
2018-05-05 20:38       ` Florian Fainelli
2018-05-05 20:52         ` Andrew Lunn
2018-05-08 12:45           ` Russell King - ARM Linux
2018-05-08 11:53   ` Russell King - ARM Linux
2018-05-04 13:56 ` [PATCH net-next v2 04/13] net: mvpp2: align the ethtool ops definition Antoine Tenart
2018-05-04 13:56 ` [PATCH net-next v2 05/13] net: mvpp2: phylink support Antoine Tenart
2018-05-04 13:56 ` [PATCH net-next v2 06/13] phy: add 2.5G SGMII mode to the phy_mode enum Antoine Tenart
2018-05-08 12:34   ` Russell King - ARM Linux
2018-05-14  8:37     ` Antoine Tenart
2018-05-04 13:56 ` [PATCH net-next v2 07/13] phy: cp110-comphy: 2.5G SGMII mode Antoine Tenart
2018-05-04 13:56 ` [PATCH net-next v2 08/13] net: mvpp2: 1000baseX support Antoine Tenart
2018-05-04 13:56 ` [PATCH net-next v2 09/13] net: mvpp2: 2500baseX support Antoine Tenart
2018-05-04 13:56 ` [PATCH net-next v2 10/13] arm64: dts: marvell: mcbin: add 10G SFP support Antoine Tenart
2018-05-04 13:56 ` [PATCH net-next v2 11/13] arm64: dts: marvell: mcbin: enable the fourth network interface Antoine Tenart
2018-05-04 13:56 ` [PATCH net-next v2 12/13] arm64: dts: marvell: 7040-db: describe the 10G SFP cage Antoine Tenart
2018-05-04 13:56 ` [PATCH net-next v2 13/13] arm64: dts: marvell: 8040-db: describe the 10G SFP cages Antoine Tenart
2018-05-08  3:18 ` [PATCH net-next v2 00/13] net: mvpp2: phylink conversion David Miller

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