Re: [PATCH] b44: power down PHY when interface down
From: Matthew Garrett
Date: Sat Jun 30 2007 - 08:06:18 EST
On Sat, Jun 30, 2007 at 02:47:35PM +0300, Török Edvin wrote:
> When the interface is down (or driver removed), the BroadCom 44xx card
> powered on, and both its MAC and PHY is using up power.
> This patch makes the driver issue a MAC_CTRL_PHY_PDOWN when the interface
> is halted, and does a partial chip reset turns off the activity LEDs too.
Do you still get link beat detection when the phy is powered down?
Matthew Garrett | mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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