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Date:   Tue, 26 May 2020 11:09:38 -0700
From:   Michael Chan <michael.chan@...adcom.com>
To:     Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@...nel.org>
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        Vasundhara Volam <vasundhara-v.volam@...adcom.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 6/8] bnxt_en: use new taint_firmware_crashed()

On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 7:58 AM Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@...nel.org> wrote:
>
> From: Vasundhara Volam <vasundhara-v.volam@...adcom.com>
>
> This makes use of the new module_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: Michael Chan <michael.chan@...adcom.com>
> Cc: Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@...nel.org>
> Acked-by: Rafael Aquini <aquini@...hat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Vasundhara Volam <vasundhara-v.volam@...adcom.com>
> Signed-off-by: Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@...nel.org>

Reviewed-by: Michael Chan <michael.chan@...adcom.com>

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