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Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2023 01:40:25 +0000
To: Michael Chan <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 00/13] bnxt_en: Prepare to support new P7 chips


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

On Mon, 20 Nov 2023 15:43:52 -0800 you wrote:
> This patchset is to prepare the driver to support the new P7 chips by
> refactoring and modifying the code.  The P7 chip is built on the P5
> chip and many code paths can be modified to support both chips.  The
> whole patchset to have basic support for P7 chips is about 20 patches so
> a follow-on patchset will complete the support and add the new PCI IDs.
> The first 8 patches are changes to the backing store logic to support
> both chips with mostly common code paths and datastructures.  Both
> chips require host backing store memory but the relevant firmware APIs
> have been modified to make it easier to support new backing store
> memory types.
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - [net-next,01/13] bnxt_en: The caller of bnxt_alloc_ctx_mem() should always free bp->ctx
  - [net-next,02/13] bnxt_en: Free bp->ctx inside bnxt_free_ctx_mem()
  - [net-next,03/13] bnxt_en: Restructure context memory data structures
  - [net-next,04/13] bnxt_en: Add page info to struct bnxt_ctx_mem_type
  - [net-next,05/13] bnxt_en: Use the pg_info field in bnxt_ctx_mem_type struct
  - [net-next,06/13] bnxt_en: Add bnxt_setup_ctxm_pg_tbls() helper function
  - [net-next,07/13] bnxt_en: Add support for new backing store query firmware API
  - [net-next,08/13] bnxt_en: Add support for HWRM_FUNC_BACKING_STORE_CFG_V2 firmware calls
  - [net-next,09/13] bnxt_en: Add db_ring_mask and related macro to bnxt_db_info struct.
  - [net-next,10/13] bnxt_en: Modify TX ring indexing logic.
  - [net-next,11/13] bnxt_en: Modify RX ring indexing logic.
  - [net-next,12/13] bnxt_en: Modify the NAPI logic for the new P7 chips
  - [net-next,13/13] bnxt_en: Rename some macros for the P5 chips

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