Commit 940a3fcd authored by Kalesh AP's avatar Kalesh AP Committed by David S. Miller
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be2net: use -ENETDOWN error status when interface is down

Updating VF's tx-rate and FW-download are not allowed when the interface is
down. In such cases return -ENETDOWN to the stack.
Signed-off-by: default avatarKalesh AP <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarSathya Perla <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent 23fa5c2c
......@@ -1372,7 +1372,7 @@ static int be_set_vf_tx_rate(struct net_device *netdev, int vf,
if (!link_status) {
dev_err(dev, "TX-rate setting not allowed when link is down\n");
status = -EPERM;
status = -ENETDOWN;
goto err;
......@@ -4221,7 +4221,7 @@ int be_load_fw(struct be_adapter *adapter, u8 *fw_file)
if (!netif_running(adapter->netdev)) {
"Firmware load not allowed (interface is down)\n");
return -1;
return -ENETDOWN;
status = request_firmware(&fw, fw_file, &adapter->pdev->dev);
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