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SubjectRe: [PATCH] IB/mlx5: give back valid speed/width even without plugged in SFP module
On 10/27/2017 7:04 PM, Ghazale Hosseinabadi wrote:
> On 10/27/2017 03:52 PM, Hal Rosenstock wrote:
>> On 10/27/2017 5:54 PM, Ghazale Hosseinabadi wrote:
>>> When running ibstat (if transceiver is not connected in adapter):
>>> ibpanic: [7851] main: stat of IB device 'mlx5_1' failed: Invalid
>>> argument
>> Any output before that ?
> no, It only prints this line.

and setting the width to 1x in the driver so the rate file is properly
populated fixes this ? I must be missing something as to what is going
on in this scenario.

sysfs.c:rate_show is inconsistent as it paves over an invalid speed
setting that to SDR but does not pave over invalid width returning
-EINVAL but this comment is in another "direction".

-- Hal

> -- Ghazale
>>   I'm trying to understand how far it gets. It
>> looks to me that empty rate file would be parsed as 0 and ibstat would
>> show that rate. ibpanic would occur if file was not found but I could be
>> missing something.

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