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Date:   Sat, 27 Apr 2019 20:20:30 -0400 (EDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] ibmvnic: Add device identification to
 requested IRQs

From: Murilo Fossa Vicentini <>
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:02:33 -0300

> The ibmvnic driver currently uses the same fixed name when using
> request_irq, this makes it hard to parse when multiple VNIC devices are
> available at the same time. This patch adds the unit_address as the device
> identification along with an id for each queue.
> The original idea was to use the interface name as an identifier, but it
> is not feasible given these requests happen at adapter probe, and at this
> point netdev is not yet registered so it doesn't have the proper name
> assigned to it.
> Signed-off-by: Murilo Fossa Vicentini <>

Applied, thanks.

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