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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] add netconsole support for xen-netfront

On Mon, 2012-01-23 at 18:24 +0000, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:

> Ok, so let me update the git commit description to include this.
> I am listed as the maintainer but I would have thought that it should
> go through David?

Generally folks listed as specific network driver maintainers are
sub-maintainers under David, so the flow would be You->David->Linus. For
netback I generally don't bother with the "You->" bit but just Ack them
on list and David picks them up.

> David, should it go through you or should I stick it in my tree? Here
> is the patch with a better git description.
> From 1c265b7946f222ab6a5aac5245a0ab84618772c8 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Zhenzhong Duan <zhenzhong.duan@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 10:18:29 +0800
> Subject: [PATCH] xen/netfront: add netconsole support.
> add polling interface to xen-netfront device to support netconsole
> This patch also alters the spin_lock usage to use irqsave variant.
> Documentation/networking/netdevices.txt states that start_xmit
> can be called with interrupts disabled by netconsole and therefore using
> the irqsave/restore locking in this function is looks correct.
> Signed-off-by: Tina.Yang <tina.yang@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Zhenzhong.Duan <zhenzhong.duan@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Tested-by: gurudas.pai <gurudas.pai@xxxxxxxxxx>
> [v1: Copy-n-pasted Ian Campbell comments]
> Signed-off-by: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>

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