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Date:   Wed, 20 Jul 2022 12:51:33 +0200
From:   Jiri Pirko <>
To:     Ido Schimmel <>
Subject: Re: [patch net-next v2 07/12] mlxsw: core_linecards: Probe
 provisioned line cards for devices and expose FW version

Wed, Jul 20, 2022 at 11:14:42AM CEST, wrote:
>On Tue, Jul 19, 2022 at 08:48:42AM +0200, Jiri Pirko wrote:
>> From: Jiri Pirko <>
>> In case the line card is provisioned, go over all possible existing
>> devices (gearboxes) on it and expose FW version of the flashable one.
>I think this is a bit misleading. The FW version is only exposed for
>line cards that are "ready", which is a temporary state between
>"provisioned" and "active".
>Any reason not to expose the FW version only when the line card is
>"active"? At least this state is exposed to user space.

When it is active, the ready bool is still set. So it is "since ready".

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