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From: Rick Lindsley <ricklind@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
To: Lijun Pan <ljp@linux.vnet.ibm.com>, Dany Madden <drt@linux.ibm.com>
Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org, Tom Falcon <tlfalcon@linux.ibm.com>,
	paulus@samba.org, Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>,
	Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@linux.ibm.com>,
	linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org, David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V2 net] ibmvnic: Continue with reset if set link down failed
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 00:54:22 -0700
Message-ID: <51a63be8-9b24-3f72-71d0-111959649059@linux.vnet.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <60C99F56-617D-455B-9ACF-8CE1EED64D92@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

On 4/20/21 2:42 PM, Lijun Pan wrote:
> 
> This v2 does not adddress the concerns mentioned in v1.
> And I think it is better to exit with error from do_reset, and schedule a thorough
> do_hard_reset if the the adapter is already in unstable state.

But the point is that the testing and analysis has indicated that doing a full
hard reset is not necessary. We are about to take the very action which will fix
this situation, but currently do not.

Please describe the advantage in deferring it further by routing it through
do_hard_reset().  I don't see one.

Rick

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Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-20 21:35 Dany Madden
2021-04-20 21:42 ` Lijun Pan
2021-04-21  6:45   ` Sukadev Bhattiprolu
2021-04-22  5:06     ` Lijun Pan
2021-04-22  6:58       ` Sukadev Bhattiprolu
2021-04-22  7:05       ` Rick Lindsley
2021-04-22 17:21       ` Michal Suchánek
2021-04-22 17:38         ` Lijun Pan
2021-04-23  2:26         ` Rick Lindsley
2021-05-04 19:05           ` Dany Madden
2021-04-21  7:54   ` Rick Lindsley [this message]
2021-04-22  5:12     ` Lijun Pan
2021-04-22  7:05       ` Rick Lindsley
2021-04-22  5:30 ` Lijun Pan
2021-04-22  7:07   ` Rick Lindsley
2021-04-22 17:01     ` Lijun Pan

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