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Date:   Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:22:50 -0400 (EDT)
From:   David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:     gpiccoli@...ux.vnet.ibm.com
Cc:     ariel.elior@...gic.com, Yuval.Mintz@...gic.com,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC net-next] bnx2x: avoid printing unnecessary
 messages during register dump

From: "Guilherme G. Piccoli" <gpiccoli@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:19:39 -0300

> David, thanks for your comment. I confess I didn't understand your
> statement quite well. You say we shouldn't dump registers that will
> cause timeouts, that's it?

Yes, basically.

If this happened infrequently for one or two registers maybe
that would be OK, but this seems to timeout on many registers
especially if the device is up and operational during the
"ethtool -d", and that's a bit much.

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