Patchwork [net-2.6] igbvf: Make igbvf error message more informative

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Submitter Jeff Kirsher
Date Dec. 23, 2009, 11:22 p.m.
Message ID <20091223232243.16268.48056.stgit@localhost.localdomain>
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Permalink /patch/41707/
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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Jeff Kirsher - Dec. 23, 2009, 11:22 p.m.
From: Williams, Mitch A <mitch.a.williams@intel.com>

Signed-off-by: Mitch Williams <mitch.a.williams@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>
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 drivers/net/igbvf/netdev.c |    3 ++-
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)


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David Miller - Dec. 24, 2009, 4:55 a.m.
From: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2009 15:22:43 -0800

> From: Williams, Mitch A <mitch.a.williams@intel.com>
> 
> Signed-off-by: Mitch Williams <mitch.a.williams@intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>

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Patch

diff --git a/drivers/net/igbvf/netdev.c b/drivers/net/igbvf/netdev.c
index e9dd95f..0dbd032 100644
--- a/drivers/net/igbvf/netdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/igbvf/netdev.c
@@ -2763,7 +2763,8 @@  static int __devinit igbvf_probe(struct pci_dev *pdev,
 	err = hw->mac.ops.reset_hw(hw);
 	if (err) {
 		dev_info(&pdev->dev,
-		         "PF still in reset state, assigning new address\n");
+			 "PF still in reset state, assigning new address."
+			 " Is the PF interface up?\n");
 		random_ether_addr(hw->mac.addr);
 	} else {
 		err = hw->mac.ops.read_mac_addr(hw);