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Date:   Mon, 19 Sep 2022 23:16:19 +0000
From:   Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@....com>
To:     Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
CC:     "mattias.forsblad@...il.com" <mattias.forsblad@...il.com>,
        netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
        Christian Marangi <ansuelsmth@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH rfc v0 4/9] net: dsa: qca8k: dsa_inband_request: More
 normal return values

On Tue, Sep 20, 2022 at 12:18:48AM +0200, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> wait_for_completion_timeout() has unusual return values.  It can
> @@ -591,8 +588,8 @@ qca8k_phy_eth_command(struct qca8k_priv *priv, bool read, int phy,
>  	qca8k_mdio_header_fill_seq_num(clear_skb, mgmt_eth_data->seq);
>  	mgmt_eth_data->ack = false;
>  
> -	dsa_inband_wait_for_completion(&mgmt_eth_data->inband,
> -				       QCA8K_ETHERNET_TIMEOUT);
> +	ret = dsa_inband_request(&mgmt_eth_data->inband, clear_skb,
> +				 QCA8K_ETHERNET_TIMEOUT);

Ansuel commented in Message-ID 12edaefc-89a2-f231-156e-5dbe198ae6f6@...il.com
that not checking the error code here was deliberate, and that when Mattias
did check the error code, things broke.

>  
>  	mutex_unlock(&mgmt_eth_data->mutex);
>  

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