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Date:   Mon, 7 Sep 2020 21:01:22 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
To:     Vladimir Oltean <olteanv@...il.com>
Cc:     davem@...emloft.net, f.fainelli@...il.com,
        vivien.didelot@...il.com, andrew@...n.ch, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 net-next] net: dsa: change PHY error message again

On Tue,  8 Sep 2020 02:06:56 +0300 Vladimir Oltean wrote:
> slave_dev->name is only populated at this stage if it was specified
> through a label in the device tree. However that is not mandatory.
> When it isn't, the error message looks like this:
> 
> [    5.037057] fsl_enetc 0000:00:00.2 eth2: error -19 setting up slave PHY for eth%d
> [    5.044672] fsl_enetc 0000:00:00.2 eth2: error -19 setting up slave PHY for eth%d
> [    5.052275] fsl_enetc 0000:00:00.2 eth2: error -19 setting up slave PHY for eth%d
> [    5.059877] fsl_enetc 0000:00:00.2 eth2: error -19 setting up slave PHY for eth%d
> 
> which is especially confusing since the error gets printed on behalf of
> the DSA master (fsl_enetc in this case).
> 
> Printing an error message that contains a valid reference to the DSA
> port's name is difficult at this point in the initialization stage, so
> at least we should print some info that is more reliable, even if less
> user-friendly. That may be the driver name and the hardware port index.
> 
> After this change, the error is printed as:
> 
> [    6.051587] mscc_felix 0000:00:00.5: error -19 setting up PHY for tree 0, switch 0, port 0
> [    6.061192] mscc_felix 0000:00:00.5: error -19 setting up PHY for tree 0, switch 0, port 1
> [    6.070765] mscc_felix 0000:00:00.5: error -19 setting up PHY for tree 0, switch 0, port 2
> [    6.080324] mscc_felix 0000:00:00.5: error -19 setting up PHY for tree 0, switch 0, port 3
> 
> Signed-off-by: Vladimir Oltean <olteanv@...il.com>

Applied.

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