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Date:   Wed, 7 Apr 2021 23:03:58 -0700
From:   Sukadev Bhattiprolu <>
To:     Dany Madden <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ibmvnic: Continue with reset if set link down failed

Dany Madden [] wrote:
> When an adapter is going thru a reset, it maybe in an unstable state that
> makes a request to set link down fail. In such a case, the adapter needs
> to continue on with reset to bring itself back to a stable state.
> Fixes: ed651a10875f ("ibmvnic: Updated reset handling")
> Signed-off-by: Dany Madden <>

Given that the likely reason for set_link_state() failing is that the
CRQ is inactive and that we will attempt to free the CRQ and re-register
it in ibmvnic_reset_crq() further down, I think its okay to ignore the
error here.

Reviewed-by: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <>

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