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batman-adv: Demote batadv-on-batadv skip error message

Message ID 20220302185314.415571-1-sven@narfation.org
State Accepted, archived
Delegated to: Simon Wunderlich
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Series batman-adv: Demote batadv-on-batadv skip error message | expand

Commit Message

Sven Eckelmann March 2, 2022, 6:53 p.m. UTC
The error message "Cannot find parent device" was shown for users of
macvtap (on batadv devices) whenever the macvtap was moved to a different
netns. This happens because macvtap doesn't provide an implementation for

The situation for which this message is printed is actually not an error
but just a warning that the optional sanity check was skipped. So demote
the message from error to warning and adjust the text to better explain
what happened.

Reported-by: Leonardo Mörlein <freifunk@irrelefant.net>
Signed-off-by: Sven Eckelmann <sven@narfation.org>
 net/batman-adv/hard-interface.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/net/batman-adv/hard-interface.c b/net/batman-adv/hard-interface.c
index 59d19097..b25afc7f 100644
--- a/net/batman-adv/hard-interface.c
+++ b/net/batman-adv/hard-interface.c
@@ -165,9 +165,9 @@  static bool batadv_is_on_batman_iface(const struct net_device *net_dev)
 	/* recurse over the parent device */
 	parent_dev = __dev_get_by_index((struct net *)parent_net,
-	/* if we got a NULL parent_dev there is something broken.. */
 	if (!parent_dev) {
-		pr_err("Cannot find parent device\n");
+		pr_warn("Cannot find parent device. Skipping batadv-on-batadv check for %s\n",
+			net_dev->name);
 		return false;