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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net/mlx4_core: print firmware version during driver loading
From: Qing Huang <>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:15:48 -0700

> IMHO, this information is very useful and only takes up very little
> log file space. :-)

If it's critical then the log is the wrong place for it as the log
is lossy.

The proper place to obtain this information is via the fw_version
field of the ethtool_drvinfo struct. This can be obtained at any time
and is reliable. And if it isn't reliable or correct, we must fix

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