Re: [PATCH] NET: bcm63xx_enet: move phy_(dis)connect into probe/remove

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On Wed, 2012-04-18 at 21:30 +0200, Jonas Gorski wrote:
> The phy state machine will start in PHY_READY after phy_connect, which
> will result in NOPs, so no call to bcm_enet_adjust_phy_link() after
> _probe() and before _open(). The state machine starts doing real work
> only after calling phy_start(), which happens only after the dma
> register accesses in open(). So no race here. 

If I read the phylib code correctly, after phy_connect() the phy is in
READY state, and you can access it via ethtool.


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