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From: "Kalluru, Sudarsana" <>
To: Florian Fainelli <>,
	Sebastian Kuzminsky <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>,
	"Elior, Ariel" <>,
	Dept-Eng Everest Linux L2 <>
Subject: RE: fix for bnx2x panic during ethtool reporting
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:23:12 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

-----Original Message-----
From: Florian Fainelli [] 
Sent: 18 April 2018 05:12
To: Sebastian Kuzminsky <>;;; Elior, Ariel <>; Dept-Eng Everest Linux L2 <>
Subject: Re: fix for bnx2x panic during ethtool reporting

+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.

Acked-by: Sudarsana Kalluru <>

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-24 11:23 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
2018-04-24 11:23   ` Kalluru, Sudarsana [this message]
2018-04-24 17:22     ` Sebastian Kuzminsky

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