[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v1] ethernet: intel: e1000: Convert to dev_pm_ops

Vaibhav Gupta vaibhav.varodek at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 14:03:20 UTC 2020

> 1) Use "git log --oneline
> drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000/e1000_main.c" and match the prefix to
> the convention for the file.  The e1000-specific commits all start
> with "e1000: "
Okay, will do that!
> 2) The subject should say something about the overall goal and why we
> want this, so "dev_pm_ops" is a little too low-level.  I like "Convert
> to generic power management", e.g.,
>   e1000: Convert to generic power management
> When you eventually post this to netdev, I think you should post
> several patches as a series, e.g., maybe all the Intel drivers
> together.  In this case it's not because they depend on each other,
> but because the patches will be similar and the same set of people
> will review them, so it's convenient for them to look at them all at
> once.
Yes, when I will send it to netdev, will send the patch-set for whole
intel family. This patch is for RFC.

> This should mention "power management" somehow.  I think 77b84bb306fd
> ("xen-platform: Convert to generic power management") is a good
> template (of course, since I wrote it :)).
Sure, I will follow that.
> I have other questions, so no need to repost this until we work
> through those a little bit.
Okay! Thanks!
--Vaibhav Gupta

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