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From: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com>
To: Sebastian Kuzminsky <seb.kuzminsky@gmail.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	ariel.elior@cavium.com, everest-linux-l2@cavium.com
Subject: Re: fix for bnx2x panic during ethtool reporting
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:42:20 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <7747689b-6774-ca84-e0d5-ffd9b0d59e1b@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAOTh5U2NwGU68cwzX2amhzPyj_=f0pm4CO4biR4m1DX49MJkUw@mail.gmail.com>

+netdev, Ariel,

On 04/17/2018 10:21 AM, Sebastian Kuzminsky wrote:
> "ethtool -i" on a bnx2x interface causes kernel panic when the
> firmware version is longer than expected.  The attached patch fixes
> the problem by simplifying the string handling in bnx2x_fill_fw_str().
> It applies cleanly to 4.14 and 4.17-rc1.

If you want to have a chance of getting your patch included, your should
make sure you copy the driver maintainers and the network mailinglist,
doing that.
-- 
Florian

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-17 23:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-17 17:21 Sebastian Kuzminsky
2018-04-17 23:42 ` Florian Fainelli [this message]
2018-04-24 11:23   ` Kalluru, Sudarsana
2018-04-24 17:22     ` Sebastian Kuzminsky

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