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Date:	Fri, 13 May 2011 14:40:01 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCHv4 net-next-2.6] ethtool: Added support for FW dump

From: Ben Hutchings <>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 00:05:07 +0100

> On Thu, 2011-05-12 at 15:48 -0700, Anirban Chakraborty wrote:
>> Added code to take FW dump via ethtool. Dump level can be controlled via setting the
>> dump flag. A get function is provided to query the current setting of the dump flag.
>> Dump data is obtained from the driver via a separate get function.
>> Changes from v3:
>> Fixed buffer length issue in ethtool_get_dump_data function.
>> Updated kernel doc for ethtool_dump struct and get_dump_flag function.
>> Changes from v2:
>> Provided separate commands for get flag and data.
>> Check for minimum of the two buffer length obtained via ethtool and driver and
>> use that for dump buffer
>> Pass up the driver return error codes up to the caller.
>> Added kernel doc comments.
>> Signed-off-by: Anirban Chakraborty <>
> Reviewed-by: Ben Hutchings <>
> There is one tiny error I didn't notice before, which I think David can
> fix up if and when he applies this:

Applied with "u8/__u8" fixed up, thanks!
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