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Date:   Fri, 23 Sep 2022 00:40:16 +0000
To:     Vadim Fedorenko <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v3] bnxt_en: replace reset with config timestamps


This patch was applied to netdev/net-next.git (master)
by Jakub Kicinski <>:

On Thu, 22 Sep 2022 22:10:38 +0300 you wrote:
> Any change to the hardware timestamps configuration triggers nic restart,
> which breaks transmition and reception of network packets for a while.
> But there is no need to fully restart the device because while configuring
> hardware timestamps. The code for changing configuration runs after all
> of the initialisation, when the NIC is actually up and running. This patch
> changes the code that ioctl will only update configuration registers and
> will not trigger carrier status change, but in case of timestamps for
> all rx packetes it fallbacks to close()/open() sequnce because of
> synchronization issues in the hardware. Tested on BCM57504.
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - [net-next,v3] bnxt_en: replace reset with config timestamps

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