[net-next,02/15] e1000e: display a warning message when SmartSpeed works

Submitted by Jeff Kirsher on Feb. 16, 2013, 8:33 a.m.


Message ID 1361003616-3422-3-git-send-email-jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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Jeff Kirsher Feb. 16, 2013, 8:33 a.m.
From: Koki Sanagi <sanagi.koki@jp.fujitsu.com>

Current e1000e driver doesn't tell nothing when Link Speed is downgraded due to
SmartSpeed.  As a result, users suspect that there is something wrong with
NIC.  If the cause of it is SmartSpeed, there is no means to replace NIC. This
patch make e1000e notify users that SmartSpeed worked.

Signed-off-by: Koki Sanagi <sanagi.koki@jp.fujitsu.com>
Tested-by: Aaron Brown <aaron.f.brown@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>
 drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/netdev.c | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/netdev.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/netdev.c
index 3f7dbd1..a177b8b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/netdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/netdev.c
@@ -4830,6 +4830,13 @@  static void e1000_watchdog_task(struct work_struct *work)
+			/* check if SmartSpeed worked */
+			e1000e_check_downshift(hw);
+			if (phy->speed_downgraded)
+				netdev_warn(netdev,
+					    "Link Speed was downgraded by SmartSpeed\n");
 			/* On supported PHYs, check for duplex mismatch only
 			 * if link has autonegotiated at 10/100 half