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From: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com>
To: Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch>
Cc: Antoine Tenart <antoine.tenart@bootlin.com>,
	davem@davemloft.net, kishon@ti.com, linux@armlinux.org.uk,
	gregory.clement@bootlin.com, 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 03/13] net: phy: sfp: warn the user when no tx_disable pin is available
Date: Sat, 05 May 2018 13:38:31 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <44545AF4-64E3-4772-B5BA-43CCF2321025@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180504171425.GA17233@lunn.ch>

On May 4, 2018 10:14:25 AM PDT, Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch> wrote:
>On Fri, May 04, 2018 at 10:07:53AM -0700, Florian Fainelli wrote:
>> On 05/04/2018 06:56 AM, Antoine Tenart wrote:
>> > In case no Tx disable pin is available the SFP modules will always
>be
>> > emitting. This could be an issue when using modules using laser as
>their
>> > light source as we would have no way to disable it when the fiber
>is
>> > removed. This patch adds a warning when registering an SFP cage
>which do
>> > not have its tx_disable pin wired or available.
>> 
>> Is this something that was done in a possibly earlier revision of a
>> given board design and which was finally fixed? Nothing wrong with
>the
>> patch, but this seems like a pretty serious board design mistake,
>that
>> needs to be addressed.
>
>Hi Florian
>
>Zii Devel B is like this. Only the "Signal Detect" pin is wired to a
>GPIO.

Good point, indeed. BTW what do you think about exposing the SFF's EEPROM and diagnostics through the standard ethtool operations even if we have to keep the description of the SFF as a fixed link in Device Tree because of the unfortunate wiring?

-- 
Florian

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-05 20:38 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
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 [this message]
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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