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SubjectRe: [PATCH] cxgb4: use dev_port to identify ports
From: Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo <>
Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2014 09:48:08 -0300

> Commit 3f85944fe207d0225ef21a2c0951d4946fc9a95d ("net: Add sysfs file
> for port number") introduce dev_port to network devices. cxgb4 adapters
> have multiple ports on the same PCI function, and used dev_id to
> identify those ports. That use was removed by commit
> 8c367fcbe6549195d2eb11e62bea233f811aad41 ("cxgb4: Do not set
> net_device::dev_id to VI index"), since dev_id should be used only when
> devices share the same MAC address.
> Using dev_port for cxgb4 allows different ports on the same PCI function
> to be identified.
> Signed-off-by: Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo <>

You've made exactly zero effort to explain why the IPV6 issue carefully
explained in commit 8c367fcbe6549195d2eb11e62bea233f811aad41 no longer

As far as I can tell, it absolutely does, and therefore this change
here should not be made.

I'm not applying this patch, sorry.

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