[Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH] i40e: Introduce recovery mode support

Jeff Kirsher jeffrey.t.kirsher at intel.com
Fri Mar 29 18:52:26 UTC 2019

On Fri, 2019-03-29 at 11:26 -0700, Alice Michael wrote:
> This patch introduces "recovery mode" to the i40e driver. It is
> part of a new Any2Any idea of upgrading the firmware. In this
> approach, it is required for the driver to have support for
> "transition firmware", that is used for migrating from structured
> to flat firmware image. In this new, very basic mode, i40e driver
> must be able to handle particular IOCTL calls from the NVM Update
> Tool and run a small set of AQ commands.
> Signed-off-by: Alice Michael <alice.michael at intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Piotr Marczak <piotr.marczak at intel.com>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e.h        |   1 +
>  .../net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_ethtool.c    |  14 +-
>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_main.c   | 321 ++++++++++++++++--
>  3 files changed, 305 insertions(+), 31 deletions(-)

Even though I have assigned this to Aaron and Andrew for validation, Don
Buchholz has the setup to test and verify this patch.  Please work with Don
to get this tested.
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