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Date:	Wed, 8 Jun 2011 17:46:23 -0700
From:	"Michael Chan" <>
To:	"'Neil Horman'" <>
cc:	"''" <>,
	"'Mike Christie'" <>,
	"'David S. Miller'" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] bnx2i: fix bnx2i driver to test for physical device
 support of iscsi early

Neil Horman wrote:

> How do you figure?  bnx2_cnic_probe is only called from is_cnic_dev
> (which still
> makes me shake my head a bit).  is_cnic_dev is only called from
> cnic_netdev_event, which holds the rtnl_lock.  Since the event we
> trigger on is
> called from NETDEV_REGISTER or NETDEV_UP, I don't see how we can wind
> up
> suspending the device prior to caling bnx2_cnic_probe.


During NETDEV_DOWN, we shutdown the device, but the netdev is still

Then we load cnic.  The NETDEV events will be replayed when we call
netdev_register_notifier() and cnic will get the NETDEV_REGISTER event.
We'll then call bnx2_cnic_probe() but the device is down.

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