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authorJacob Keller <jacob.e.keller@intel.com>2020-01-09 14:46:15 -0800
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2020-01-10 17:06:59 -0800
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devlink: mention reloading in devlink-params.rst
Mention that drivers must support devlink-reload in order for driverinit parameters to function properly Signed-off-by: Jacob Keller <jacob.e.keller@intel.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
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@@ -34,6 +34,13 @@ Parameters may be set in different configuration modes.
- written to the device's non-volatile memory. A hard reset is required
for it to take effect.
+Reloading
+---------
+
+In order for ``driverinit`` parameters to take effect, the driver must
+support reloading via the ``devlink-reload`` command. This command will
+request a reload of the device driver.
+
Generic configuration parameters
================================
The following is a list of generic configuration parameters that drivers may