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Date:	Thu, 25 Dec 2008 03:37:47 +0000
From:	Ben Hutchings <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: [PATCH 1/8] sfc: Generate unique names for per-NIC workqueues

Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <>
This time, we store the name in struct efx_nic.


 drivers/net/sfc/efx.c        |    5 ++++-
 drivers/net/sfc/net_driver.h |    2 ++
 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/sfc/efx.c b/drivers/net/sfc/efx.c
index 42934ba..46c2a8b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/sfc/efx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/sfc/efx.c
@@ -1929,7 +1929,10 @@ static int efx_init_struct(struct efx_nic *efx, struct efx_nic_type *type,
 	efx->interrupt_mode = max(efx->type->max_interrupt_mode,
-	efx->workqueue = create_singlethread_workqueue("sfc_work");
+	/* Would be good to use the net_dev name, but we're too early */
+	snprintf(efx->workqueue_name, sizeof(efx->workqueue_name), "sfc%s",
+		 pci_name(pci_dev));
+	efx->workqueue = create_singlethread_workqueue(efx->workqueue_name);
 	if (!efx->workqueue)
 		return -ENOMEM;
diff --git a/drivers/net/sfc/net_driver.h b/drivers/net/sfc/net_driver.h
index 03feaee..b0c7975 100644
--- a/drivers/net/sfc/net_driver.h
+++ b/drivers/net/sfc/net_driver.h
@@ -700,6 +700,7 @@ union efx_multicast_hash {
  * @legacy_irq: IRQ number
  * @workqueue: Workqueue for port reconfigures and the HW monitor.
  *	Work items do not hold and must not acquire RTNL.
+ * @workqueue_name: Name of workqueue
  * @reset_work: Scheduled reset workitem
  * @monitor_work: Hardware monitor workitem
  * @membase_phys: Memory BAR value as physical address
@@ -781,6 +782,7 @@ struct efx_nic {
 	const struct efx_nic_type *type;
 	int legacy_irq;
 	struct workqueue_struct *workqueue;
+	char workqueue_name[16];
 	struct work_struct reset_work;
 	struct delayed_work monitor_work;
 	resource_size_t membase_phys;

Ben Hutchings, Senior Software Engineer, Solarflare Communications
Not speaking for my employer; that's the marketing department's job.
They asked us to note that Solarflare product names are trademarked.
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