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Date:   Tue, 10 Mar 2020 20:21:11 +0100
From:   Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
To:     sunil.kovvuri@...il.com
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, davem@...emloft.net,
        Tomasz Duszynski <tduszynski@...vell.com>,
        Sunil Goutham <sgoutham@...vell.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 4/6] octeontx2-vf: Ethtool support

On Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 12:17:23AM +0530, sunil.kovvuri@...il.com wrote:
> +int __weak otx2vf_open(struct net_device *netdev)
> +{
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +int __weak otx2vf_stop(struct net_device *netdev)
> +{
> +	return 0;
> +}

Hi Sunil

weak symbols are very unusual in a driver. Why are they required?

Thanks
	Andrew

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