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Date:	Sat, 23 Apr 2016 23:28:11 +0300
From:	Or Gerlitz <>
To:	Saeed Mahameed <>
Cc:	Ido Schimmel <>,
	Saeed Mahameed <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Linux Netdev List <>,
	Or Gerlitz <>,
	Tal Alon <>,
	Eran Ben Elisha <>,
	Eugenia Emantayev <>,
	Jiri Pirko <>, Elad Raz <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 12/12] net/mlx5e: Disable link up on INIT HCA command

On Sat, Apr 23, 2016 at 11:21 PM, Saeed Mahameed
<> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 23, 2016 at 7:00 PM, Ido Schimmel <> wrote:

>> Also, why is this directed at net-next?

> it is kind of new behavior, and not a bug fix.


We should be aiming to patch the driver around this issue with
something that goes all the way back through -stable to the very 1st
upstream kernel supporting mlx5 EN --- the operational link doesn't go
down when instructed by the admin and this is an entry level
requirement from Ethernet of things (such as NIC and Switch ports).

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