APPLIED: [Bionic][PATCH] tg3: APE heartbeat changes

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at
Mon Feb 26 18:09:46 UTC 2018

On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 09:01:58AM -0300, Mauro S. M. Rodrigues wrote:
> From: Prashant Sreedharan <prashant.sreedharan at>
> BugLink:
> In ungraceful host shutdown or driver crash case BMC connectivity is
> lost. APE firmware is missing the driver state in this
> case to keep the BMC connectivity alive.
> This patch has below change to address this issue.
> Heartbeat mechanism with APE firmware. This heartbeat mechanism
> is needed to notify the APE firmware about driver state.
> This patch also has the change in wait time for APE event from
> 1ms to 20ms as there can be some delay in getting response.
> v2: Drop inline keyword as per David suggestion.
> Signed-off-by: Prashant Sreedharan <prashant.sreedharan at>
> Signed-off-by: Satish Baddipadige <satish.baddipadige at>
> Signed-off-by: Siva Reddy Kallam <siva.kallam at>
> Acked-by: Michael Chan <michael.chan at>
> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at>
> (cherry picked from commit 506b0a395f26e52b3f18827e0de1be051acb77ab)
> Signed-off-by: Mauro S. M. Rodrigues <maurosr at>

Applied to bionic/master-next, thanks!

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