Re: [PATCH v2] net: stmmac: bug fix to synchronize stmmac_open and stmmac_dvr_probe
From: Florian Fainelli
Date: Wed Dec 28 2016 - 13:44:11 EST
On 12/27/2016 09:49 PM, Kweh, Hock Leong wrote:
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>> Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] net: stmmac: bug fix to synchronize stmmac_open and
>> From: "Kweh, Hock Leong" <hock.leong.kweh@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 22:42:36 +0800
>>> From: "Kweh, Hock Leong" <hock.leong.kweh@xxxxxxxxx>
>> You are not the author of this change, do not take credit for it.
>> You have copied Florian's patch character by character, therefore
>> he is the author.
>> You also didn't CC: the netdev mailing list properly.
> Hi David & Florian,
> Just to clarify that I do not copy exactly from Florian.
> I have changed it to have proper handling on mdio unregister
> while netdev_register() failed as showed below:
> return 0;
> - unregister_netdev(ndev);
> + stmmac_mdio_unregister(ndev);
Although this is required, we can't be doing it in all circumstances, we
need to mimic what stmmac_drv_remove() does.
Let me submit an incremental fix which takes care of mdio bus