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Date:	Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:22:24 +0000
From:	"Brown, Aaron F" <aaron.f.brown@...el.com>
To:	Stefan Assmann <sassmann@...nic.de>,
	"intel-wired-lan@...ts.osuosl.org" <intel-wired-lan@...ts.osuosl.org>
CC:	"netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	"davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>
Subject: RE: [Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH net-next V2 4/6] igb: call ndo_stop()
	instead of dev_close() when running offline selftest


> From: Intel-wired-lan [intel-wired-lan-bounces@...ts.osuosl.org] on behalf of Stefan Assmann [sassmann@...nic.de]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 03, 2016 12:20 AM
> To: intel-wired-lan@...ts.osuosl.org
> Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org; davem@...emloft.net; sassmann@...nic.de
> Subject: [Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH net-next V2 4/6] igb: call ndo_stop() instead of dev_close() when running offline selftest
> 
> Calling dev_close() causes IFF_UP to be cleared which will remove the
> interfaces routes and some addresses. That's probably not what the user
> intended when running the offline selftest. Besides this does not happen
> if the interface is brought down before the test, so the current
> behaviour is inconsistent.
> Instead call the net_device_ops ndo_stop function directly and avoid
> touching IFF_UP at all.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Stefan Assmann <sassmann@...nic.de>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/igb/igb.h         | 2 ++
>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/igb/igb_ethtool.c | 4 ++--
>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/igb/igb_main.c    | 8 ++++----
>  3 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

Checkpatch warns that externs should be avoided in .c files, but they pre-existed and are just being flagged due to the name changing, so...

Tested-by: Aaron Brown <aaron.f.brown@...el.com> 

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