Subject: Re: Changing the PHY status reporting
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/18/2006 20:23:29
In article <20060218185505.GA2436@nikita>,
Liam J. Foy <> wrote:
>On 19:30, Sat 18 Feb 06, wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> attached diff uses if_link_state_change() to send the PHY link changes
>> and removes mii_phy_statusmsg from public scope. I don't think it makes
>> sense to export it, since mii_phy_update provides the public information
>> for this. baudrange changes don't trigger a routing messages, since they
>> are currently not exported via them anyway.
>> This makes link state detection work with my wm(4) and many other cards,
>> it is also a prequirement for CARP. I'd like to commit this ASAP.
>> Joerg
>Just as a side note, CARP is basically now completely working. The
>last remaining issues have been resolved now.
>Hope to have a patch ready within the next few days(against HEAD).

Very nice!