Re: [PATCH net-next RFC 09/13] devlink: Add enable_remote_dev_reset generic parameter

From: Jakub Kicinski
Date: Mon Jul 27 2020 - 20:59:39 EST

On Mon, 27 Jul 2020 14:02:29 +0300 Moshe Shemesh wrote:
> The enable_remote_dev_reset devlink param flags that the host admin
> allows device resets that can be initiated by other hosts. This
> parameter is useful for setups where a device is shared by different
> hosts, such as multi-host setup. Once the user set this parameter to
> false, the driver should NACK any attempt to reset the device while the
> driver is loaded.
> Signed-off-by: Moshe Shemesh <moshe@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

There needs to be a devlink event generated when reset is triggered
(remotely or not).

You're also missing failure reasons. Users need to know if the reset
request was clearly nacked by some host, not supported, etc. vs
unexpected failure.