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Date:   Tue, 26 May 2020 14:58:15 +0000
From:   Luis Chamberlain <>
Cc:,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Luis Chamberlain <>,
        Igor Russkikh <>
Subject: [PATCH v3 8/8] qed: use new taint_firmware_crashed()

This makes use of the new taint_firmware_crashed() to help
annotate when firmware for device drivers crash. When firmware
crashes devices can sometimes become unresponsive, and recovery
sometimes requires a driver unload / reload and in the worst cases
a reboot.

Using a taint flag allows us to annotate when this happens clearly.

Cc: Ariel Elior <>
Reviewed-by: Igor Russkikh <>
Acked-by: Rafael Aquini <>
Signed-off-by: Luis Chamberlain <>
 drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_mcp.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_mcp.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_mcp.c
index 9624616806e7..dd4357b0b5d1 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_mcp.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_mcp.c
@@ -566,6 +566,7 @@ _qed_mcp_cmd_and_union(struct qed_hwfn *p_hwfn,
 			  "The MFW failed to respond to command 0x%08x [param 0x%08x].\n",
 			  p_mb_params->cmd, p_mb_params->param);
+		taint_firmware_crashed();
 		qed_mcp_print_cpu_info(p_hwfn, p_ptt);

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