Patchwork [net-next,6/9] ixgbevf: Remove mailbox spinlock from the reset function

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Submitter Jeff Kirsher
Date Nov. 15, 2012, 2:39 p.m.
Message ID <1352990387-3872-7-git-send-email-jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>
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Permalink /patch/199308/
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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Jeff Kirsher - Nov. 15, 2012, 2:39 p.m.
From: Greg Rose <gregory.v.rose@intel.com>

The spinlocks are not required during reset.  There won't be any
contention for the mailbox resource.

Signed-off-by: Greg Rose <gregory.v.rose@intel.com>
Tested-by: Sibai Li <sibai.li@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>
---
 drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/ixgbevf_main.c | 4 ----
 1 file changed, 4 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/ixgbevf_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/ixgbevf_main.c
index 8b8a685..592fe99 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/ixgbevf_main.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/ixgbevf_main.c
@@ -1702,15 +1702,11 @@  void ixgbevf_reset(struct ixgbevf_adapter *adapter)
 	struct ixgbe_hw *hw = &adapter->hw;
 	struct net_device *netdev = adapter->netdev;
 
-	spin_lock_bh(&adapter->mbx_lock);
-
 	if (hw->mac.ops.reset_hw(hw))
 		hw_dbg(hw, "PF still resetting\n");
 	else
 		hw->mac.ops.init_hw(hw);
 
-	spin_unlock_bh(&adapter->mbx_lock);
-
 	if (is_valid_ether_addr(adapter->hw.mac.addr)) {
 		memcpy(netdev->dev_addr, adapter->hw.mac.addr,
 		       netdev->addr_len);