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Date:	Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:43:40 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com
Cc:	gregkh@...uxfoundation.org, neerav.parikh@...el.com,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, stable@...r.kernel.org,
	catherine.sullivan@...el.com
Subject: Re: [linux-stable] i40e: Don't stop driver probe when querying DCB
 config fails

From: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2014 04:30:55 -0700

> From: Neerav Parikh <neerav.parikh@...el.com>
> 
> Commit id: 014269ff376f552363ecdab78d3d947fbe2237d9 in Linus's tree
> should be queued up for stable 3.14 & 3.15 since the i40e driver will
> not load when DCB is enabled, unless this patch is applied.
> 
> In case of any AQ command to query port's DCB configuration fails
> during driver's probe time; the probe fails and returns an error.
> 
> This patch prevents this issue by continuing the driver probe even
> when an error is returned.
> 
> Also, added an error message to dump the AQ error status to show what
> error caused the failure to get the DCB configuration from firmware.
> 
> Change-ID: Ifd5663512588bca684069bb7d4fb586dd72221af
> Signed-off-by: Neerav Parikh <neerav.parikh@...el.com>
> Signed-off-by: Catherine Sullivan <catherine.sullivan@...el.com>
> Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>

This is a very confusing submission.

Is this an already applied patch that you want accepted into the -stable
tree?  If so, which tree(s)?
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