[Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH net-next v1 0/5] Devlink reload and missed notifications fix

Vladimir Oltean vladimir.oltean at nxp.com
Wed Sep 29 13:46:38 UTC 2021


On Wed, Sep 29, 2021 at 06:40:04AM -0700, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Sep 2021 15:00:41 +0300 Leon Romanovsky wrote:
> > This series starts from the fixing the bug introduced by implementing
> > devlink delayed notifications logic, where I missed some of the
> > notifications functions.
> >
> > The rest series provides a way to dynamically set devlink ops that is
> > needed for mlx5 multiport device and starts cleanup by removing
> > not-needed logic.
> >
> > In the next series, we will delete various publish API, drop general
> > lock, annotate the code and rework logic around devlink->lock.
> >
> > All this is possible because driver initialization is separated from the
> > user input now.
>
> Swapping ops is a nasty hack in my book.
>
> And all that to avoid having two op structures in one driver.
> Or to avoid having counters which are always 0?
>
> Sorry, at the very least you need better explanation for this.

Leon, while the discussion about this unfolds, can you please repost
patch 1 separately? :)
Thanks.


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