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From: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>
To: Ilias Apalodimas <ilias.apalodimas@linaro.org>
Cc: Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch>,
	"open list:BPF JIT for MIPS (32-BIT AND 64-BIT)" 
	<netdev@vger.kernel.org>, Willy Liu <willy.liu@realtek.com>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>, Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>,
	Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com>,
	Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@gmail.com>,
	Masahisa Kojima <masahisa.kojima@linaro.org>
Subject: Re: realtek PHY commit bbc4d71d63549 causes regression
Date: Sat, 17 Oct 2020 18:17:40 +0200
Message-ID: <CAMj1kXHXYprdC19m1S5p_LQ2BOHtDCbyCWCJ0eJ5xPxFv8hgoA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201017161435.GA1768480@apalos.home>

On Sat, 17 Oct 2020 at 18:14, Ilias Apalodimas
<ilias.apalodimas@linaro.org> wrote:
>
> Hi Ard,
>
> On Sat, Oct 17, 2020 at 05:18:16PM +0200, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> > On Sat, 17 Oct 2020 at 17:11, Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Sat, Oct 17, 2020 at 04:46:23PM +0200, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> > > > On Sat, 17 Oct 2020 at 16:44, Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > On Sat, Oct 17, 2020 at 04:20:36PM +0200, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> > > > > > Hello all,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I just upgraded my arm64 SynQuacer box to 5.8.16 and lost all network
> > > > > > connectivity.
> > > > >
> > > > > Hi Ard
> > > > >
> > > > > Please could you point me at the DT files.
> > > > >
> > > > > > This box has a on-SoC socionext 'netsec' network controller wired to
> > > > > > a Realtek 80211e PHY, and this was working without problems until
> > > > > > the following commit was merged
> > > > >
> > > > > It could be this fix has uncovered a bug in the DT file. Before this
> > > > > fix, if there is an phy-mode property in DT, it could of been ignored.
> > > > > Now the phy-handle property is correctly implemented. So it could be
> > > > > the DT has the wrong value, e.g. it has rgmii-rxid when maybe it
> > > > > should have rgmii-id.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > This is an ACPI system. The phy-mode device property is set to 'rgmii'
> > >
> > > Hi Ard
> > >
> > > Please try rgmii-id.
> > >
> > > Also, do you have the schematic? Can you see if there are any
> > > strapping resistors? It could be, there are strapping resistors to put
> > > it into rgmii-id. Now that the phy-mode properties is respected, the
> > > reset defaults are being over-written to rgmii, which breaks the link.
> > > Or the bootloader has already set the PHY mode to rgmii-id.
> > >
> > > You can also use '' as the phy-mode, which results in
> > > PHY_INTERFACE_MODE_NA, which effectively means, don't touch the PHY
> > > mode, something else has already set it up. This might actually be the
> > > correct way to go for ACPI. In the DT world, we tend to assume the
> > > bootloader has done the absolute minimum and Linux should configure
> > > everything. The ACPI takes the opposite view, the firmware will do the
> > > basic hardware configuration, and Linux should not touch it, or ask
> > > ACPI to modify it.
> > >
> >
> > Indeed, the firmware should have set this up.
>
> Would EDK2 take care of the RGMII Rx/Tx delays even when configured to
> use a DT instead of ACPI?
>

Yes. The network driver has no awareness whatsoever which h/w
description is being provided to the OS.


> > This would mean we could > do this in the driver: it currently uses
> >
> > priv->phy_interface = device_get_phy_mode(&pdev->dev);
> >
> > Can we just assign that to PHY_INTERFACE_MODE_NA instead?
>

I have tried this, and it seems to fix the issue. I will send out a
patch against the netsec driver.

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Thread overview: 41+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-17 14:20 Ard Biesheuvel
2020-10-17 14:44 ` Andrew Lunn
2020-10-17 14:46   ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-10-17 15:11     ` Andrew Lunn
2020-10-17 15:18       ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-10-17 16:14         ` Ilias Apalodimas
2020-10-17 16:17           ` Ard Biesheuvel [this message]
2020-10-17 16:21             ` Ilias Apalodimas
2020-10-17 18:04             ` Andrew Lunn
2020-10-17 18:11               ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-10-17 18:17                 ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-10-17 18:27                 ` Andrew Lunn
2020-10-17 18:55                   ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-10-17 19:49                     ` Andrew Lunn
2020-10-17 22:19                       ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-10-17 23:02                         ` Andrew Lunn
2020-10-18 10:35                           ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-10-18 10:56                             ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-10-18 15:45                               ` Andrew Lunn
2020-10-25 14:16                                 ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-10-25 14:28                                   ` Andrew Lunn
2020-10-25 14:34                                     ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-10-25 14:42                                       ` Andrew Lunn
2020-10-29 14:21                                         ` Ilias Apalodimas
2020-10-29 14:39                                           ` Andrew Lunn
2020-10-29 14:42                                             ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-10-29 14:50                                               ` Andrew Lunn
2020-10-29 14:46                                             ` Ilias Apalodimas
2020-11-05 17:31                                               ` Jernej Škrabec
2020-11-13 13:50                                                 ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-11-13 14:44                                                   ` Andrew Lunn
2020-11-13 15:33                                                     ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-11-13 16:56                                                       ` Andrew Lunn
2020-11-13 21:26                                                         ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-11-13 22:43                                                           ` Andrew Lunn
2020-11-13 22:49                                                             ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-11-14  0:40                                                               ` Andrew Lunn
2020-11-14 10:09                                                                 ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-10-18 15:38                             ` Andrew Lunn
2020-10-18 14:20                         ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-10-17 18:01           ` Andrew Lunn

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