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Date:	Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:55:16 +0530
From:	Varka Bhadram <varkabhadram@...il.com>
To:	Tom Gundersen <teg@...m.no>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
CC:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	David Herrmann <dh.herrmann@...il.com>,
	Kay Sievers <kay@...y.org>,
	Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@...rix.com>,
	Wei Liu <wei.liu2@...rix.com>, xen-devel@...ts.xenproject.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 15/33] net: xen-netback - set name assign type

On 07/10/2014 01:47 PM, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> The name contains then xen handle, which is not guaranteed to be
> stable between restarts, so label this NET_NAME_ENUM.
>
> Signed-off-by: Tom Gundersen <teg@...m.no>
> Cc: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@...rix.com>
> Cc: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@...rix.com>
> Cc: xen-devel@...ts.xenproject.org
> ---
>   drivers/net/xen-netback/interface.c | 4 ++--
>   1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/xen-netback/interface.c b/drivers/net/xen-netback/interface.c
> index 793275d..da906d1 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/xen-netback/interface.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/xen-netback/interface.c
> @@ -418,8 +418,8 @@ struct xenvif *xenvif_alloc(struct device *parent, domid_t domid,
>   	 * When the guest selects the desired number, it will be updated
>   	 * via netif_set_real_num_*_queues().
>   	 */
> -	dev = alloc_netdev_mq(sizeof(struct xenvif), name, NET_NAME_UNKNOWN,
> -			      ether_setup, xenvif_max_queues);
> +	dev = alloc_netdev_mq(sizeof(struct xenvif), name, NET_NAME_ENUM, ether_setup,
> +			      xenvif_max_queues);

What i am suggesting is irrelavent to this patch. But also consider this suggestion

In place sizeof(struct xenvif) --> sizeof(*vif) ???

>   	if (dev == NULL) {
>   		pr_warn("Could not allocate netdev for %s\n", name);
>   		return ERR_PTR(-ENOMEM);


-- 
Regards,
Varka Bhadram.

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