[Intel-wired-lan] [net] ixgbevf: Use cached link state instead of re-reading the value for ethtool

Guilherme Piccoli gpiccoli at canonical.com
Wed Jun 19 17:41:39 UTC 2019


On Wed, Jun 19, 2019 at 1:58 PM Jeff Kirsher
<jeffrey.t.kirsher at intel.com> wrote:
>
> From: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck at linux.intel.com>
>
> Change the ethtool link settings call to just read the cached state out of
> the adapter structure instead of trying to recheck the value from the PF.
> Doing this should prevent excessive reading of the mailbox.
>
> Signed-off-by: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck at linux.intel.com>
> Reviewed-by: Guilherme Piccoli <gpiccoli at canonical.com>

[+ Jay Vosburgh]

Thanks Jeff! A minor nit: if possible can you change my name <for consistency>
before merging?
s/Guilherme Piccoli/Guilherme G. Piccoli

Otherwise looks fine to me!
Cheers,


Guilherme


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