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Date:   Wed, 16 Dec 2020 16:32:48 +0100
From:   Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
To:     Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@....com>
Cc:     Vivien Didelot <vivien.didelot@...il.com>,
        Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, bridge@...ts.linux-foundation.org,
        Roopa Prabhu <roopa@...dia.com>,
        Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay@...dia.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        DENG Qingfang <dqfext@...il.com>,
        Tobias Waldekranz <tobias@...dekranz.com>,
        Marek Behun <marek.behun@....cz>,
        Russell King - ARM Linux admin <linux@...linux.org.uk>,
        Alexandra Winter <wintera@...ux.ibm.com>,
        Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>,
        Ido Schimmel <idosch@...sch.org>,
        Claudiu Manoil <claudiu.manoil@....com>,
        UNGLinuxDriver@...rochip.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 net-next 2/7] net: dsa: be louder when a non-legacy
 FDB operation fails

On Sun, Dec 13, 2020 at 04:07:05PM +0200, Vladimir Oltean wrote:
> The dev_close() call was added in commit c9eb3e0f8701 ("net: dsa: Add
> support for learning FDB through notification") "to indicate inconsistent
> situation" when we could not delete an FDB entry from the port.
> 
> bridge fdb del d8:58:d7:00:ca:6d dev swp0 self master
> 
> It is a bit drastic and at the same time not helpful if the above fails
> to only print with netdev_dbg log level, but on the other hand to bring
> the interface down.
> 
> So increase the verbosity of the error message, and drop dev_close().
> 
> Signed-off-by: Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@....com>

Reviewed-by: Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>

    Andrew

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