Re: [PATCH v3 06/16] ntb: ensure ntb_mw_get_align() is only called when the link is up

From: Logan Gunthorpe
Date: Tue Aug 01 2017 - 14:17:58 EST


On 01/08/17 12:14 PM, Jon Mason wrote:
> This also looks like a bug fix. However, given that it is a little more
> invasive and no one reporting any problems with it, I'm less apt to
> pull it into the bug-fixes branch without anyone compilaining of a
> bug (lest I break something in -stable).

Yes, 6 and 7 change a semantic of that function. I wouldn't call them
bug fixes. But you can't pull 7 without pulling 6, as 7 would break
everything unless the change in 6 occurs.