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SubjectRE: [PATCH v3 1/2] net: phy: Fix PHY AN done state machine for interrupt driven PHYs
On March 27, 2017 2:59 PM, Roger Quadros wrote:
> The Ethernet link on an interrupt driven PHY was not coming up if the
> Ethernet cable was plugged before the Ethernet interface was brought up.
> The PHY state machine seems to be stuck from RUNNING to AN state
> with no new interrupts from the PHY. So it doesn't know when the
> PHY Auto-negotiation has been completed and doesn't transition to RUNNING
> state with ANEG done thus netif_carrier_on() is never called.
> NOTE: genphy_config_aneg() will not restart PHY Auto-negotiation of
> advertisement parameters didn't change.
> Fix this by scheduling the PHY state machine in phy_start_aneg().
> There is no way of knowing in phy.c whether auto-negotiation was
> restarted or not by the PHY driver so we just wait for the next
> poll/interrupt to update the PHY state machine.
> Fixes: 3c293f4e08b5 ("net: phy: Trigger state machine on state change and
> not polling.")
> Cc: stable <> # v4.9+
> Signed-off-by: Roger Quadros <>
> ---
> v3: Fix typo in commit message
> drivers/net/phy/phy.c | 4 ++++
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

Tested-by: Madalin Bucur <>

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