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Date:   Fri, 4 Sep 2020 18:10:46 +0000
From:   "Brown, Aaron F" <aaron.f.brown@...el.com>
To:     Stefan Assmann <sassmann@...nic.de>,
        "intel-wired-lan@...ts.osuosl.org" <intel-wired-lan@...ts.osuosl.org>
CC:     "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "Loktionov, Aleksandr" <aleksandr.loktionov@...el.com>,
        "davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>
Subject: RE: [Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH] i40e: always propagate error value in
 i40e_set_vsi_promisc()

> From: Intel-wired-lan <intel-wired-lan-bounces@...osl.org> On Behalf Of
> Stefan Assmann
> Sent: Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:53 AM
> To: intel-wired-lan@...ts.osuosl.org
> Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org; Loktionov, Aleksandr
> <aleksandr.loktionov@...el.com>; sassmann@...nic.de;
> davem@...emloft.net
> Subject: [Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH] i40e: always propagate error value in
> i40e_set_vsi_promisc()
> 
> The for loop in i40e_set_vsi_promisc() reports errors via dev_err() but
> does not propage the error up the call chain. Instead it continues the
> loop and potentially overwrites the reported error value.
> This results in the error being recorded in the log buffer, but the
> caller might never know anything went the wrong way.
> 
> To avoid this situation i40e_set_vsi_promisc() needs to temporary store
> the error after reporting it. This is still not optimal as multiple
> different errors may occur, so store the first error and hope that's
> the main issue.
> 
> Fixes: 37d318d7805f (i40e: Remove scheduling while atomic possibility)
> Reported-by: Michal Schmidt <mschmidt@...hat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Stefan Assmann <sassmann@...nic.de>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_virtchnl_pf.c | 12 +++++++++++-
>  1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

In the summary text:
%s/ propage/propagate/
%s/ temporary/temporarily/

I suspect Tony can fix that up before pushing.  Aside from that,
Tested-by: Aaron Brown <aaron.f.brown@...el.com>

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