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SubjectRe: [PATCH] stmmac: debugfs entry name is not be changed when udev rename device name.

On 1/6/2020 6:59 PM, Jiping Ma wrote:
> On 01/07/2020 10:22 AM, David Miller wrote:
>> From: Jiping Ma <>
>> Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2020 09:00:53 +0800
>>> On 01/07/2020 05:45 AM, David Miller wrote:
>>>> From: Jiping Ma <>
>>>> Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2020 10:33:41 +0800
>>>>> Add one notifier for udev changes net device name.
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Jiping Ma <>
>>>> This doesn't apply to 'net' and since this is a bug fix that is where
>>>> you should target this change.
>>> What's the next step that I can do?
>> Respin your patch against the net GIT tree so that it applies clean.y
> OK, I will generate the new patch based on the latest linux kernel code.

That is not quite the tree you should be using, you should be using the
"net" tree, which is here:

and here are some useful pieces of information in the netdev FAQ:

Also, since this is not the version version of your patch, please make
sure your subject indicates this is not the first version, I have lost
count of the exact number of times you submitted this already (4?) so
this could be [PATCH net v5] in the subject or something like that.

Given you fix a bug please also provide an appropriate Fixes tag, which
should be:

Fixes: 466c5ac8bdf2 ("net: stmmac: create one debugfs dir per net-device")

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