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Subject[PATCH net-next RFC v3 00/14] Add devlink reload action option
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Introduce new option on devlink reload API to enable the user to select the
reload action required. Complete support for all actions in mlx5.
The following reload actions are supported:
driver_reinit: driver entities re-initialization, applying devlink-param
and devlink-resource values.
fw_activate: firmware activate.
fw_activate_no_reset: Activate new firmware image without any reset.
(also known as: firmware live patching).

Each driver which support this command should expose the reload actions
supported.
The uAPI is backward compatible, if the reload action option is omitted
from the reload command, the driver reinit action will be used.
Note that when required to do firmware activation some drivers may need
to reload the driver. On the other hand some drivers may need to reset
the firmware to reinitialize the driver entities. Therefore, the devlink
reload command returns the actions which were actually done.

Add reload actions counters to hold the history per reload action type.
For example, the number of times fw_activate has been done on this
device since the driver module was added or if the firmware activation
was done with or without reset.

Patch 1 adds the new API reload action option to devlink.
Patch 2 adds reload actions counters.
Patch 3 exposes the reload actions counters on devlink dev get.
Patches 4-9 add support on mlx5 for devlink reload action fw_activate
and handle the firmware reset events.
Patches 10-11 add devlink enable remote dev reset parameter and use it
in mlx5.
Patches 12-13 mlx5 add devlink reload action fw_activate_no_reset support
and event handling.
Patch 14 adds documentation file devlink-reload.rst

command examples:
$devlink dev reload pci/0000:82:00.0 action driver_reinit
reload_actions_done:
driver_reinit

$devlink dev reload pci/0000:82:00.0 action fw_activate
reload_actions_done:
driver_reinit fw_activate

$ devlink dev reload pci/0000:82:00.0 action fw_activate no_reset
reload_actions_done:
fw_activate_no_reset

v2 -> v3:
- Replace fw_live_patch action by fw_activate_no_reset
- Devlink reload returns the actions done over netlink reply
- Add reload actions counters

v1 -> v2:
- Instead of reload levels driver,fw_reset,fw_live_patch have reload
actions driver_reinit,fw_activate,fw_live_patch
- Remove driver default level, the action driver_reinit is the default
action for all drivers

Moshe Shemesh (14):
devlink: Add reload action option to devlink reload command
devlink: Add reload actions counters
devlink: Add reload actions counters to dev get
net/mlx5: Add functions to set/query MFRL register
net/mlx5: Set cap for pci sync for fw update event
net/mlx5: Handle sync reset request event
net/mlx5: Handle sync reset now event
net/mlx5: Handle sync reset abort event
net/mlx5: Add support for devlink reload action fw activate
devlink: Add enable_remote_dev_reset generic parameter
net/mlx5: Add devlink param enable_remote_dev_reset support
net/mlx5: Add support for fw live patch event
net/mlx5: Add support for devlink reload action fw activate no reset
devlink: Add Documentation/networking/devlink/devlink-reload.rst

.../networking/devlink/devlink-params.rst | 6 +
.../networking/devlink/devlink-reload.rst | 68 +++
Documentation/networking/devlink/index.rst | 1 +
drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/main.c | 14 +-
.../net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/Makefile | 2 +-
.../net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/devlink.c | 117 ++++-
.../mellanox/mlx5/core/diag/fw_tracer.c | 31 ++
.../mellanox/mlx5/core/diag/fw_tracer.h | 1 +
.../ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/fw_reset.c | 453 ++++++++++++++++++
.../ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/fw_reset.h | 19 +
.../net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/health.c | 35 +-
.../net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/main.c | 13 +
.../ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/mlx5_core.h | 2 +
drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlxsw/core.c | 24 +-
drivers/net/netdevsim/dev.c | 16 +-
include/linux/mlx5/device.h | 1 +
include/linux/mlx5/driver.h | 4 +
include/net/devlink.h | 13 +-
include/uapi/linux/devlink.h | 24 +
net/core/devlink.c | 174 ++++++-
20 files changed, 967 insertions(+), 51 deletions(-)
create mode 100644 Documentation/networking/devlink/devlink-reload.rst
create mode 100644 drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/fw_reset.c
create mode 100644 drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/fw_reset.h

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