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Date:   Thu, 14 May 2020 12:06:59 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
To:     Igor Russkikh <irusskikh@...vell.com>
Cc:     <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Ariel Elior <aelior@...vell.com>,
        Michal Kalderon <mkalderon@...vell.com>,
        Denis Bolotin <dbolotin@...vell.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 net-next 00/11] net: qed/qede: critical hw error
 handling

On Thu, 14 May 2020 12:57:16 +0300 Igor Russkikh wrote:
> FastLinQ devices as a complex systems may observe various hardware
> level error conditions, both severe and recoverable.
> 
> Driver is able to detect and report this, but so far it only did
> trace/dmesg based reporting.
> 
> Here we implement an extended hw error detection, service task
> handler captures a dump for the later analysis.
> 
> I also resubmit a patch from Denis Bolotin on tx timeout handler,
> addressing David's comment regarding recovery procedure as an extra
> reaction on this event.
> 
> v2:
> 
> Removing the patch with ethtool dump and udev magic. Its quite isolated,
> I'm working on devlink based logic for this separately.
> 
> v1:
> 
> https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/project/netdev/cover/cover.1588758463.git.irusskikh@marvell.com/

I'm not 100% happy that the debug data gets reported to the management
FW before the devlink health code is in place. For the Linux community,
I think, having standard Linux interfaces implemented first is the
priority.

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