Commit a058052c authored by Stefan Agner's avatar Stefan Agner Committed by Joe Hershberger
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net: phy: do not read configuration register on reset

When doing a software reset, the reset flag should be written without
other bits set. Writing the current state will lead to restoring the
state of the PHY (e.g. Powerdown), which is not what is expected from
a software reset.
Signed-off-by: default avatarStefan Agner <>
Acked-by: default avatarMichael Welling <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarBin Meng <>
Acked-by: default avatarJoe Hershberger <>
parent 077678eb
......@@ -717,15 +717,7 @@ int phy_reset(struct phy_device *phydev)
reg = phy_read(phydev, devad, MII_BMCR);
if (reg < 0) {
debug("PHY status read failed\n");
return -1;
reg |= BMCR_RESET;
if (phy_write(phydev, devad, MII_BMCR, reg) < 0) {
if (phy_write(phydev, devad, MII_BMCR, BMCR_RESET) < 0) {
debug("PHY reset failed\n");
return -1;
......@@ -738,6 +730,7 @@ int phy_reset(struct phy_device *phydev)
* auto-clearing). This should happen within 0.5 seconds per the
* IEEE spec.
reg = phy_read(phydev, devad, MII_BMCR);
while ((reg & BMCR_RESET) && timeout--) {
reg = phy_read(phydev, devad, MII_BMCR);
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