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Date:   Sat, 10 Oct 2020 18:00:02 +0800
From:   Coiby Xu <coiby.xu@...il.com>
To:     Benjamin Poirier <benjamin.poirier@...il.com>
Cc:     devel@...verdev.osuosl.org, Shung-Hsi Yu <shung-hsi.yu@...e.com>,
        Manish Chopra <manishc@...vell.com>,
        "supporter:QLOGIC QLGE 10Gb ETHERNET DRIVER" 
        <GR-Linux-NIC-Dev@...vell.com>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        "open list:QLOGIC QLGE 10Gb ETHERNET DRIVER" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        open list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 5/6] staging: qlge: clean up debugging code in the
 QL_ALL_DUMP ifdef land

On Sat, Oct 10, 2020 at 05:01:26PM +0900, Benjamin Poirier wrote:
>On 2020-10-08 19:58 +0800, Coiby Xu wrote:
>> The debugging code in the following ifdef land
>>  - QL_ALL_DUMP
>>  - QL_REG_DUMP
>>  - QL_DEV_DUMP
>>  - QL_CB_DUMP
>>  - QL_IB_DUMP
>>  - QL_OB_DUMP
>>
>> becomes unnecessary because,
>>  - Device status and general registers can be obtained by ethtool.
>>  - Coredump can be done via devlink health reporter.
>>  - Structure related to the hardware (struct ql_adapter) can be obtained
>>    by crash or drgn.
>>
>> Suggested-by: Benjamin Poirier <benjamin.poirier@...il.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Coiby Xu <coiby.xu@...il.com>
>> ---
>>  drivers/staging/qlge/qlge.h         |  82 ----
>>  drivers/staging/qlge/qlge_dbg.c     | 688 ----------------------------
>>  drivers/staging/qlge/qlge_ethtool.c |   2 -
>>  drivers/staging/qlge/qlge_main.c    |   7 +-
>
>Please also update drivers/staging/qlge/TODO accordingly. There is still
>a lot of debugging code IMO (the netif_printk statements - kernel
>tracing can be used instead of those) but this patch is a substantial
>improvement.

Thank you for the reminding! To move qlge out of staging tree would be
interesting exercise for me:)

--
Best regards,
Coiby

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