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SubjectRe: [PATCH] powerpc/powernv: Enable reset_devices parameter to issue a PHB reset
On 10/13/2017 05:37 AM, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> I really dislike this.
> You're basically saying the kernel can't work out how to get a device
> working, so let's leave it up to the user.

Oh, it was never my intention to say such blasphemy :)
It meant to be just a debug option to help the users, specifically the
ones debugging drivers, to try using a hammer to recover bad devices! To
this issue that I mentioned as an example, the fix specifically goes in
the FW of the adapter.

Anyway, since you really dislike it, let's drop it, no big deal!


> The driver should be fixed to detect that the device is not responding
> and request a reset.
> cheers

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