This Linux kernel change "nfp: print a warning when binding VFs to PF driver" is included in the Linux 5.3 release. This change is authored by Jakub Kicinski <jakub.kicinski [at] netronome.com> on Wed Jun 12 16:59:03 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is f767fc6 (patch).
nfp: print a warning when binding VFs to PF driver Users sometimes mistakenly try to manually bind the PF driver to the VFs, print a warning message in that case. Signed-off-by: Jakub Kicinski <email@example.com> Reviewed-by: Dirk van der Merwe <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <email@example.com>
There are 4 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.
drivers/net/ethernet/netronome/nfp/nfp_main.c | 4 ++++ 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+) diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/netronome/nfp/nfp_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/netronome/nfp/nfp_main.c index 948d1a4..60e57f0 100644 --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/netronome/nfp/nfp_main.c +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/netronome/nfp/nfp_main.c @@ -596,6 +596,10 @@ static int nfp_pci_probe(struct pci_dev *pdev, struct nfp_pf *pf; int err; + if (pdev->vendor == PCI_VENDOR_ID_NETRONOME && + pdev->device == PCI_DEVICE_ID_NETRONOME_NFP6000_VF) + dev_warn(&pdev->dev, "Binding NFP VF device to the NFP PF driver, the VF driver is called 'nfp_netvf'\n"); + err = pci_enable_device(pdev); if (err < 0) return err;