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Date:	Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:27:46 +0800
From:	Ethan Zhao <ethan.kernel@...il.com>
To:	"Brown, Aaron F" <aaron.f.brown@...el.com>
Cc:	"Kirsher, Jeffrey T" <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>,
	"Brandeburg, Jesse" <jesse.brandeburg@...el.com>,
	"Allan, Bruce W" <bruce.w.allan@...el.com>,
	"Wyborny, Carolyn" <carolyn.wyborny@...el.com>,
	"davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	"e1000-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net" 
	<e1000-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net>,
	"netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2 v3] ixgbe: define IXGBE_MAX_VFS_DRV_LIMIT macro and
 cleanup const 63

On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 6:00 AM, Brown, Aaron F <aaron.f.brown@...el.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2014-01-15 at 22:12 +0800, Ethan Zhao wrote:
>> Because ixgbe driver limit the max number of VF functions could be enabled
>> to 63, so define one macro IXGBE_MAX_VFS_DRV_LIMIT and cleanup the const 63
>> in code.
>>
>> v2: fix a typo.
>> v3: fix a encoding issue.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Ethan Zhao <ethan.kernel@...il.com>
>> ---
>>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_main.c  | 4 ++--
>>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_sriov.c | 5 +++--
>>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_sriov.h | 5 +++++
>>  3 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_main.c
>> index 0ade0cd..47e9b44 100644
>> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_main.c
>> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_main.c
>> @@ -4818,7 +4818,7 @@ static int ixgbe_sw_init(struct ixgbe_adapter *adapter)
>>  #ifdef CONFIG_PCI_IOV
>>       /* assign number of SR-IOV VFs */
>>       if (hw->mac.type != ixgbe_mac_82598EB)
>> -             adapter->num_vfs = (max_vfs > 63) ? 0 : max_vfs;
>
>
> Unfortunately the if statement got changed considerably with a recent
> commit:
>
> commit 170e85430bcbe4d18e81b5a70bb163c741381092
> ixgbe: add warning when max_vfs is out of range.
>
> And the pattern no longer exists to make a match.  In other words, this
> patch no longer applies to net-next and I have to ask you for yet
> another spin if you still want to squash the magic number.

It's not a good news. Our distro is waiting for this patch showing up in stable.
OK, info me if there is a windows for me to revise the patch.

Thanks,
Ethan

>
> Thanks,
> Aaron
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