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Date:   Thu, 17 Sep 2020 13:47:30 -0700
From:   Shannon Nelson <>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 net-next 5/5] ionic: add devlink firmware update

On 9/17/20 12:52 PM, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Sep 2020 20:02:04 -0700 Shannon Nelson wrote:
>> Add support for firmware update through the devlink interface.
>> This update copies the firmware object into the device, asks
>> the current firmware to install it, then asks the firmware to
>> select the new firmware for the next boot-up.
>> The install and select steps are launched as asynchronous
>> requests, which are then followed up with status request
>> commands.  These status request commands will be answered with
>> an EAGAIN return value and will try again until the request
>> has completed or reached the timeout specified.
>> Signed-off-by: Shannon Nelson <>
> Acked-by: Jakub Kicinski <>



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