[Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH 1/2] ixgbe: force VF to grab new MAC on driver reload

Bowers, AndrewX andrewx.bowers at intel.com
Tue May 15 22:52:08 UTC 2018


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Intel-wired-lan [mailto:intel-wired-lan-bounces at osuosl.org] On
> Behalf Of Emil Tantilov
> Sent: Monday, May 14, 2018 11:16 AM
> To: intel-wired-lan at lists.osuosl.org
> Subject: [Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH 1/2] ixgbe: force VF to grab new MAC on
> driver reload
> 
> Do not validate the MAC address during a reset, unless the MAC was set on
> the host. This way the VF will get a new MAC address every time it reloads.
> 
> Remove the "no MAC address assigned" message since it will get spammed
> on reset and it doesn't help much as the MAC on the VF is randomly
> generated.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Emil Tantilov <emil.s.tantilov at intel.com>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_sriov.c |    5 +----
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 4 deletions(-)

Tested-by: Andrew Bowers <andrewx.bowers at intel.com>




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