[Intel-wired-lan] [net-next 23/25] fm10k: reset head instead of calling update_max_size

Jeff Kirsher jeffrey.t.kirsher at intel.com
Fri Apr 3 21:07:13 UTC 2015

On Fri, 2015-04-03 at 13:27 -0700, Jeff Kirsher wrote:
> When we forcefully shutdown the mailbox, we then go about resetting
> max
> size to 0, and clearing all messages in the FIFO. Instead, we should
> just reset the head pointer so that the FIFO becomes empty, rather
> than
> changing the max size to 0. This helps prevent increment in tx_dropped
> counter during mailbox negotiation, which is confusing to viewers of
> Linux ethtool statistics output.
> Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher at intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Jacob Keller <jacob.e.keller at intel.com>
> Acked-by: Matthew Vick <matthew.vick at intel.com>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/fm10k/fm10k_mbx.c | 18 ++++++++++++++++--
>  1 file changed, 16 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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