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Date:	Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:25:38 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [Patch net-next] net/mlx4_core: match pci_device_id including

From: Or Gerlitz <>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2014 09:48:30 +0300

> On 07/04/2014 21:43, David Miller wrote:
>> From: Wei Yang <>
>> Date: Sun,  6 Apr 2014 10:07:30 +0800
>>> Fix issue introduced by commit: 97a5221 "net/mlx4_core: pass
>>> pci_device_id.driver_data to __mlx4_init_one during reset".
>>> pci_match_id() just match the static pci_device_id, which may return
>>> NULL if
>>> someone binds the driver to a device manually using
>>> /sys/bus/pci/drivers/.../new_id.
>>> This patch wrap up a helper function __mlx4_remove_one() which does
>>> the tear
>>> down function but preserve the drv_data. Functions like
>>> mlx4_pci_err_detected() and mlx4_restart_one() will call this one with
>>> out
>>> releasing drvdata.
>>> Tested on ConnectX-3.
>>> CC: Bjorn Helgaas <>
>>> CC: Amir Vadai <>
>>> Signed-off-by: Wei Yang <>
>> Please resubmit this when the net-next tree opens back up, thanks.
> Dave, this patch is for net, since it fixes an issue in the current
> code (actually it relates to a patch
> that was merged after 3.14-rc7, so it would eventually might go to
> -stable too). The author wasn't very
> familiar with the exact differences/nature of net vs. net-next, so it
> might created some confusion here, I'v
> sent him few private notes to explain how things go...

Then please resubmit this patch with the proper subject line, th ank you.
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