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Date:   Thu, 30 Aug 2018 05:17:46 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
To:     xiongsujuan <xiongsujuan.xiongsujuan@...wei.com>
Cc:     davem@...emloft.net, zhaochen6@...wei.com,
        aviad.krawczyk@...wei.com, romain.perier@...labora.com,
        bhelgaas@...gle.com, keescook@...omium.org,
        colin.king@...onical.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH V1] add huawei ibma driver modules The driver is used for
 communication between in-band management agent(iBMA) and out-of-band
 management controller(iBMC) via pcie bus in Huawei V3 server. The driver
 provides character device,VNIC and black box interface for application
 layer.

On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 09:11:12AM +0800, xiongsujuan wrote:

Hi xiongsujuan

Please add a real commit message. Talk about the architecture, etc.

You are also missing a Signed-off-by:

> +const struct file_operations g_bma_cdev_fops = {
> +	.owner = THIS_MODULE,
> +	.open = cdev_open,
> +	.release = cdev_release,
> +	.poll = cdev_poll,
> +	.read = cdev_read,
> +	.write = cdev_write,
> +};
> +
> +static int __init bma_cdev_init(void)
> +{
> +	int i = 0;
> +
> +	int ret = 0;
> +	int err_count = 0;
> +
> +	if (!bma_intf_check_edma_supported())
> +		return -ENXIO;
> +
> +	if (dev_num <= 0 || dev_num > CDEV_MAX_NUM)
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +
> +	memset(&g_cdev_set, 0, sizeof(struct cdev_dev_set));
> +	g_cdev_set.dev_num = dev_num;
> +
> +	for (i = 0; i < dev_num; i++) {
> +		struct cdev_dev *pDev = &g_cdev_set.dev_list[i];
> +
> +		sprintf(pDev->dev_name, "%s%d", CDEV_NAME_PREFIX, i);
> +		pDev->dev_struct.name = pDev->dev_name;
> +		pDev->dev_struct.minor = MISC_DYNAMIC_MINOR;
> +		pDev->dev_struct.fops = &g_bma_cdev_fops;
> +
> +		pDev->dev_id = CDEV_INVALID_ID;
> +
> +		ret = misc_register(&pDev->dev_struct);
> +
> +		if (ret) {
> +			CDEV_LOG(DLOG_DEBUG, "misc_register failed %d", i);
> +			err_count++;
> +			continue;
> +		}
> +
> +		pDev->dev_id = MKDEV(MISC_MAJOR, pDev->dev_struct.minor);
> +
> +		ret = bma_intf_register_type(TYPE_CDEV + i, 0, INTR_DISABLE,
> +					     &pDev->dev_data);
> +
> +		if (ret) {
> +			CDEV_LOG(DLOG_ERROR,
> +				 "cdev %d open failed ,result = %d",
> +				 i, ret);
> +		misc_deregister(&pDev->dev_struct);

I've never seen a Ethernet driver with a cdev. You need to explain
this. What is it, why does it exist, etc.

      Andrew

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