[Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH] net: ethernet: ixgbe: don't propagate -ENODEV from ixgbe_mii_bus_init()

Jakub Kicinski kuba at kernel.org
Mon Oct 12 15:16:33 UTC 2020


On Mon, 12 Oct 2020 14:20:16 +0200 Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 28, 2020 at 9:17 AM Bartosz Golaszewski <brgl at bgdev.pl> wrote:
> >
> > From: Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski at baylibre.com>
> >
> > It's a valid use-case for ixgbe_mii_bus_init() to return -ENODEV - we
> > still want to finalize the registration of the ixgbe device. Check the
> > error code and don't bail out if err == -ENODEV.
> >
> > This fixes an issue on C3000 family of SoCs where four ixgbe devices
> > share a single MDIO bus and ixgbe_mii_bus_init() returns -ENODEV for
> > three of them but we still want to register them.
> >
> > Fixes: 09ef193fef7e ("net: ethernet: ixgbe: check the return value of ixgbe_mii_bus_init()")
> > Reported-by: Yongxin Liu <yongxin.liu at windriver.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski at baylibre.com>
> > ---
> >  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_main.c | 2 +-
> >  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_main.c
> > index 2f8a4cfc5fa1..d1623af30125 100644
> > --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_main.c
> > +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_main.c
> > @@ -11032,7 +11032,7 @@ static int ixgbe_probe(struct pci_dev *pdev, const struct pci_device_id *ent)
> >                         true);
> >
> >         err = ixgbe_mii_bus_init(hw);
> > -       if (err)
> > +       if (err && err != -ENODEV)
> >                 goto err_netdev;
> >
> >         return 0;
>
> Gentle ping for this patch. Who's picking up networking patches now
> that David is OoO? Should I Cc someone else?

Intel went through a maintainer change of its own, and they usually
pick up their patches and send a PR.

Tony, do you want me to apply this directly?


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