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Date:   Mon, 7 Sep 2020 10:58:50 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
To:     Moshe Shemesh <moshe@...dia.com>
Cc:     Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>, Moshe Shemesh <moshe@...lanox.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jiri Pirko <jiri@...lanox.com>, <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next RFC v3 01/14] devlink: Add reload action option
 to devlink reload command

On Mon, 7 Sep 2020 16:46:01 +0300 Moshe Shemesh wrote:
> > In that sense I don't like --live because it doesn't really say much.
> > AFAIU it means 1) no link flap; 2) < 2 sec datapath downtime; 3) no
> > configuration is lost in kernel or device (including netdev config,
> > link config, flow rules, counters etc.). I was hoping at least the
> > documentation in patch 14 would be more precise.  
> 
> Actually, while writing "no-reset" or "live-patching" I meant also no 
> downtime at all and nothing resets (config, rules ... anything), that 
> fits mlx5 live-patching.
> 
> However, to make it more generic,  I can allow few seconds downtime and 
> add similar constrains as you mentioned here to "no-reset". I will add 
> that to the documentation patch.

Oh! If your device supports no downtime and packet loss at all that's
great. You don't have to weaken the definition now, whoever needs a
weaker definition can add a different constraint level later, no?

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