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Date:   Wed, 6 Oct 2021 06:35:58 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
To:     Leon Romanovsky <leon@...nel.org>
Cc:     "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Ido Schimmel <idosch@...dia.com>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, Jiri Pirko <jiri@...dia.com>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org,
        mlxsw@...dia.com, Moshe Shemesh <moshe@...dia.com>,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, Saeed Mahameed <saeedm@...dia.com>,
        Salil Mehta <salil.mehta@...wei.com>,
        Shay Drory <shayd@...dia.com>,
        Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>,
        Tariq Toukan <tariqt@...dia.com>,
        Yisen Zhuang <yisen.zhuang@...wei.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 3/5] devlink: Allow set specific ops
 callbacks dynamically

On Wed, 6 Oct 2021 06:37:44 +0300 Leon Romanovsky wrote:
> Let's chose random kernel version (v5.11)
> https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/v5.11/source/net/core/devlink.c#L10245
> as you can see, it doesn't hold ANY driver core locks,

Nope, that is not what I see.

> so it can be called in any time during driver .probe() or .remove(). 

Having a callback invoked after registering to a subsystem (which used
to be the case for devlink before the changes) is _normal_.

You keep talking about .probe() like it's some magic period of complete
quiescence.

> Drivers that have implemented ops.flash_update() have no idea about that.

I bet.

I don't think this discussion is going anywhere, count me out.

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