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From: Lijun Pan <lijunp213@gmail.com>
To: Dany Madden <drt@linux.ibm.com>
Cc: Thomas Falcon <tlfalcon@linux.ibm.com>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>,
	Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@linux.ibm.com>,
	linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V2 net] ibmvnic: Continue with reset if set link down failed
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 00:30:52 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOhMmr5XayoXS=sJ+9zm68VF+Jn+9qiVvWUrDfq0WGQ6ftKdbw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210420213517.24171-1-drt@linux.ibm.com>

On Tue, Apr 20, 2021 at 4:37 PM Dany Madden <drt@linux.ibm.com> wrote:
>
> When ibmvnic gets a FATAL error message from the vnicserver, it marks
> the Command Respond Queue (CRQ) inactive and resets the adapter. If this
> FATAL reset fails and a transmission timeout reset follows, the CRQ is
> still inactive, ibmvnic's attempt to set link down will also fail. If
> ibmvnic abandons the reset because of this failed set link down and this
> is the last reset in the workqueue, then this adapter will be left in an
> inoperable state.
>
> Instead, make the driver ignore this link down failure and continue to
> free and re-register CRQ so that the adapter has an opportunity to
> recover.
>
> Fixes: ed651a10875f ("ibmvnic: Updated reset handling")
> Signed-off-by: Dany Madden <drt@linux.ibm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Rick Lindsley <ricklind@linux.ibm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@linux.ibm.com>

One thing I would like to point out as already pointed out by Nathan Lynch is
that those review-by tags given by the same groups of people from the same
company loses credibility over time if you never critique or ask
questions on the list.

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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
2021-04-22  5:12     ` Lijun Pan
2021-04-22  7:05       ` Rick Lindsley
2021-04-22  5:30 ` Lijun Pan [this message]
2021-04-22  7:07   ` Rick Lindsley
2021-04-22 17:01     ` Lijun Pan

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