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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen-netfront: enable device after manual module load

From: Eduardo Otubo <otubo@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri,  5 Jan 2018 09:42:16 +0100

> When loading the module after unloading it, the network interface would
> not be enabled and thus wouldn't have a backend counterpart and unable
> to be used by the guest.
> The guest would face errors like:
>   [root@guest ~]# ethtool -i eth0
>   Cannot get driver information: No such device
>   [root@guest ~]# ifconfig eth0
>   eth0: error fetching interface information: Device not found
> This patch initializes the state of the netfront device whenever it is
> loaded manually, this state would communicate the netback to create its
> device and establish the connection between them.
> Signed-off-by: Eduardo Otubo <otubo@xxxxxxxxxx>

Applied, thank you.

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