[v2,25/25] ethdev: allow close function to return an error
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Thomas Monjalon Sept. 27, 2020, 11:42 p.m. UTC
The API function rte_eth_dev_close() was returning void.
The return type is changed to int for notifying of errors.

If an error happens during a close operation,
the status of the port is undefined,
a maximum of resources having been freed.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
---
 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst    |  1 -
 doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_11.rst  |  4 +++-
 drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbe_ethdev.c        |  5 +++--
 drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbevf_ethdev.c      |  5 +++--
 drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ether.c   |  6 +++++-
 drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ops.c     |  5 ++++-
 drivers/net/memif/rte_eth_memif.c       |  4 +---
 drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5.c                 |  7 ++++---
 drivers/net/mvneta/mvneta_ethdev.c      |  5 +++--
 drivers/net/mvpp2/mrvl_ethdev.c         |  5 +++--
 drivers/net/netvsc/hn_ethdev.c          |  6 ++++--
 drivers/net/netvsc/hn_var.h             |  2 +-
 drivers/net/netvsc/hn_vf.c              |  7 +++++--
 drivers/net/virtio/virtio_user_ethdev.c |  4 +---
 lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.c          | 13 ++++++++-----
 lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h          |  5 ++++-
 16 files changed, 52 insertions(+), 32 deletions(-)

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Liron Himi Sept. 28, 2020, 6:24 p.m. UTC | #1
For mvpp2, mvneta.

Reviewed-by: Liron Himi<lironh@marvell.com>

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Subject: [EXT] [PATCH v2 25/25] ethdev: allow close function to return an error

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The API function rte_eth_dev_close() was returning void.
The return type is changed to int for notifying of errors.

If an error happens during a close operation, the status of the port is undefined, a maximum of resources having been freed.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
---
 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst    |  1 -
 doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_11.rst  |  4 +++-
 drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbe_ethdev.c        |  5 +++--
 drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbevf_ethdev.c      |  5 +++--
 drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ether.c   |  6 +++++-
 drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ops.c     |  5 ++++-
 drivers/net/memif/rte_eth_memif.c       |  4 +---
 drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5.c                 |  7 ++++---
 drivers/net/mvneta/mvneta_ethdev.c      |  5 +++--
 drivers/net/mvpp2/mrvl_ethdev.c         |  5 +++--
 drivers/net/netvsc/hn_ethdev.c          |  6 ++++--
 drivers/net/netvsc/hn_var.h             |  2 +-
 drivers/net/netvsc/hn_vf.c              |  7 +++++--
 drivers/net/virtio/virtio_user_ethdev.c |  4 +---
 lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.c          | 13 ++++++++-----
 lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h          |  5 ++++-
 16 files changed, 52 insertions(+), 32 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index a907358078..bfa43990f0 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -140,7 +140,6 @@ Deprecation Notices
   invalid port ID, unsupported operation, failed operation):
 
   - ``rte_eth_dev_stop``
-  - ``rte_eth_dev_close``
 
 * ethdev: New offload flags ``DEV_RX_OFFLOAD_FLOW_MARK`` will be added in 19.11.
   This will allow application to enable or disable PMDs from updating diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_11.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_11.rst
index f377ab8e87..ec5a3937e8 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_11.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_11.rst
@@ -152,7 +152,9 @@ API Changes
 
 * ethdev: ``rte_eth_rx_descriptor_done()`` API has been deprecated.
 
-* Renamed internal ethdev APIs:
+* ethdev: Added ``int`` return type to ``rte_eth_dev_close()``.
+
+* ethdev: Renamed internal functions:
 
   * ``_rte_eth_dev_callback_process()`` -> ``rte_eth_dev_callback_process()``
   * ``_rte_eth_dev_reset`` -> ``rte_eth_dev_internal_reset()`` diff --git a/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbe_ethdev.c b/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbe_ethdev.c
index 16beb2d435..fe488231a7 100644
--- a/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbe_ethdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbe_ethdev.c
@@ -1296,12 +1296,13 @@ static int eth_cxgbe_dev_uninit(struct rte_eth_dev *eth_dev)  {
 	struct rte_pci_device *pci_dev = RTE_ETH_DEV_TO_PCI(eth_dev);
 	uint16_t port_id;
+	int err = 0;
 
 	/* Free up other ports and all resources */
 	RTE_ETH_FOREACH_DEV_OF(port_id, &pci_dev->device)
-		rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
+		err |= rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
 
-	return 0;
+	return err == 0 ? 0 : -EIO;
 }
 
 static int eth_cxgbe_pci_probe(struct rte_pci_driver *pci_drv __rte_unused, diff --git a/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbevf_ethdev.c b/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbevf_ethdev.c
index 947fcdd406..c2918f5356 100644
--- a/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbevf_ethdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbevf_ethdev.c
@@ -183,12 +183,13 @@ static int eth_cxgbevf_dev_uninit(struct rte_eth_dev *eth_dev)  {
 	struct rte_pci_device *pci_dev = RTE_ETH_DEV_TO_PCI(eth_dev);
 	uint16_t port_id;
+	int err = 0;
 
 	/* Free up other ports and all resources */
 	RTE_ETH_FOREACH_DEV_OF(port_id, &pci_dev->device)
-		rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
+		err |= rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
 
-	return 0;
+	return err == 0 ? 0 : -EIO;
 }
 
 static int eth_cxgbevf_pci_probe(struct rte_pci_driver *pci_drv __rte_unused, diff --git a/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ether.c b/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ether.c
index 7c68bbdec0..950d35dac4 100644
--- a/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ether.c
+++ b/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ether.c
@@ -287,7 +287,11 @@ fs_dev_remove(struct sub_device *sdev)
 		/* fallthrough */
 	case DEV_ACTIVE:
 		failsafe_eth_dev_unregister_callbacks(sdev);
-		rte_eth_dev_close(PORT_ID(sdev));
+		ret = rte_eth_dev_close(PORT_ID(sdev));
+		if (ret < 0) {
+			ERROR("Port close failed for sub-device %u",
+			      PORT_ID(sdev));
+		}
 		sdev->state = DEV_PROBED;
 		/* fallthrough */
 	case DEV_PROBED:
diff --git a/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ops.c b/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ops.c
index 0ce7dfc8a6..79b24ec996 100644
--- a/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ops.c
+++ b/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ops.c
@@ -648,7 +648,10 @@ failsafe_eth_dev_close(struct rte_eth_dev *dev)
 	FOREACH_SUBDEV_STATE(sdev, i, dev, DEV_ACTIVE) {
 		DEBUG("Closing sub_device %d", i);
 		failsafe_eth_dev_unregister_callbacks(sdev);
-		rte_eth_dev_close(PORT_ID(sdev));
+		ret = rte_eth_dev_close(PORT_ID(sdev));
+		if (ret)
+			ERROR("Error while closing sub-device %u",
+					PORT_ID(sdev));
 		sdev->state = DEV_ACTIVE - 1;
 	}
 	rte_eth_dev_callback_unregister(RTE_ETH_ALL, RTE_ETH_EVENT_NEW, diff --git a/drivers/net/memif/rte_eth_memif.c b/drivers/net/memif/rte_eth_memif.c
index ff8a58081f..33bf5c68a3 100644
--- a/drivers/net/memif/rte_eth_memif.c
+++ b/drivers/net/memif/rte_eth_memif.c
@@ -1798,9 +1798,7 @@ rte_pmd_memif_remove(struct rte_vdev_device *vdev)
 	if (eth_dev == NULL)
 		return 0;
 
-	rte_eth_dev_close(eth_dev->data->port_id);
-
-	return 0;
+	return rte_eth_dev_close(eth_dev->data->port_id);
 }
 
 static struct rte_vdev_driver pmd_memif_drv = { diff --git a/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5.c b/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5.c index 01ead6e6af..2e2f0b274c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5.c
+++ b/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5.c
@@ -2010,6 +2010,7 @@ static int
 mlx5_pci_remove(struct rte_pci_device *pci_dev)  {
 	uint16_t port_id;
+	int ret = 0;
 
 	RTE_ETH_FOREACH_DEV_OF(port_id, &pci_dev->device) {
 		/*
@@ -2017,11 +2018,11 @@ mlx5_pci_remove(struct rte_pci_device *pci_dev)
 		 * call the close function explicitly for secondary process.
 		 */
 		if (rte_eal_process_type() == RTE_PROC_SECONDARY)
-			mlx5_dev_close(&rte_eth_devices[port_id]);
+			ret |= mlx5_dev_close(&rte_eth_devices[port_id]);
 		else
-			rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
+			ret |= rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
 	}
-	return 0;
+	return ret == 0 ? 0 : -EIO;
 }
 
 static const struct rte_pci_id mlx5_pci_id_map[] = { diff --git a/drivers/net/mvneta/mvneta_ethdev.c b/drivers/net/mvneta/mvneta_ethdev.c
index 607771149a..13d4b6af6b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/mvneta/mvneta_ethdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/mvneta/mvneta_ethdev.c
@@ -964,14 +964,15 @@ static int
 rte_pmd_mvneta_remove(struct rte_vdev_device *vdev)  {
 	uint16_t port_id;
+	int ret = 0;
 
 	RTE_ETH_FOREACH_DEV(port_id) {
 		if (rte_eth_devices[port_id].device != &vdev->device)
 			continue;
-		rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
+		ret = rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
 	}
 
-	return 0;
+	return ret == 0 ? 0 : -EIO;
 }
 
 static struct rte_vdev_driver pmd_mvneta_drv = { diff --git a/drivers/net/mvpp2/mrvl_ethdev.c b/drivers/net/mvpp2/mrvl_ethdev.c index a230a96840..acc8c70a95 100644
--- a/drivers/net/mvpp2/mrvl_ethdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/mvpp2/mrvl_ethdev.c
@@ -3022,14 +3022,15 @@ static int
 rte_pmd_mrvl_remove(struct rte_vdev_device *vdev)  {
 	uint16_t port_id;
+	int ret = 0;
 
 	RTE_ETH_FOREACH_DEV(port_id) {
 		if (rte_eth_devices[port_id].device != &vdev->device)
 			continue;
-		rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
+		ret = rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
 	}
 
-	return 0;
+	return ret == 0 ? 0 : -EIO;
 }
 
 static struct rte_vdev_driver pmd_mrvl_drv = { diff --git a/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_ethdev.c b/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_ethdev.c index 9af64821a1..3fa39dbebc 100644
--- a/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_ethdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_ethdev.c
@@ -841,14 +841,16 @@ hn_dev_stop(struct rte_eth_dev *dev)  static int  hn_dev_close(struct rte_eth_dev *dev)  {
+	int ret;
+
 	PMD_INIT_FUNC_TRACE();
 	if (rte_eal_process_type() != RTE_PROC_PRIMARY)
 		return 0;
 
-	hn_vf_close(dev);
+	ret = hn_vf_close(dev);
 	hn_dev_free_queues(dev);
 
-	return 0;
+	return ret;
 }
 
 static const struct eth_dev_ops hn_eth_dev_ops = { diff --git a/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_var.h b/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_var.h index 4b63f87607..74f30669ac 100644
--- a/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_var.h
+++ b/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_var.h
@@ -217,7 +217,7 @@ const uint32_t *hn_vf_supported_ptypes(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
 int	hn_vf_start(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
 void	hn_vf_reset(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
 void	hn_vf_stop(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
-void	hn_vf_close(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
+int	hn_vf_close(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
 
 int	hn_vf_allmulticast_enable(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
 int	hn_vf_allmulticast_disable(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
diff --git a/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_vf.c b/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_vf.c index f5f15c0462..d29eee7627 100644
--- a/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_vf.c
+++ b/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_vf.c
@@ -316,18 +316,21 @@ void hn_vf_reset(struct rte_eth_dev *dev)
 	VF_ETHDEV_FUNC(dev, rte_eth_dev_reset);  }
 
-void hn_vf_close(struct rte_eth_dev *dev)
+int hn_vf_close(struct rte_eth_dev *dev)
 {
 	struct hn_data *hv = dev->data->dev_private;
 	uint16_t vf_port;
+	int ret = 0;
 
 	rte_rwlock_read_lock(&hv->vf_lock);
 	vf_port = hv->vf_port;
 	if (vf_port != HN_INVALID_PORT)
-		rte_eth_dev_close(vf_port);
+		ret = rte_eth_dev_close(vf_port);
 
 	hv->vf_port = HN_INVALID_PORT;
 	rte_rwlock_read_unlock(&hv->vf_lock);
+
+	return ret;
 }
 
 int hn_vf_stats_reset(struct rte_eth_dev *dev) diff --git a/drivers/net/virtio/virtio_user_ethdev.c b/drivers/net/virtio/virtio_user_ethdev.c
index 87f6cb6950..865f73807f 100644
--- a/drivers/net/virtio/virtio_user_ethdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/virtio/virtio_user_ethdev.c
@@ -813,9 +813,7 @@ virtio_user_pmd_remove(struct rte_vdev_device *vdev)
 		return rte_eth_dev_release_port(eth_dev);
 
 	/* make sure the device is stopped, queues freed */
-	rte_eth_dev_close(eth_dev->data->port_id);
-
-	return 0;
+	return rte_eth_dev_close(eth_dev->data->port_id);
 }
 
 static struct rte_vdev_driver virtio_user_driver = { diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.c b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.c index 5c0e8f170e..6091630a2f 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.c
+++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.c
@@ -1705,19 +1705,22 @@ rte_eth_dev_set_link_down(uint16_t port_id)
 	return eth_err(port_id, (*dev->dev_ops->dev_set_link_down)(dev));
 }
 
-void
+int
 rte_eth_dev_close(uint16_t port_id)
 {
 	struct rte_eth_dev *dev;
+	int ret;
 
-	RTE_ETH_VALID_PORTID_OR_RET(port_id);
+	RTE_ETH_VALID_PORTID_OR_ERR_RET(port_id, -EINVAL);
 	dev = &rte_eth_devices[port_id];
 
-	RTE_FUNC_PTR_OR_RET(*dev->dev_ops->dev_close);
-	(*dev->dev_ops->dev_close)(dev);
+	RTE_FUNC_PTR_OR_ERR_RET(*dev->dev_ops->dev_close, -ENOTSUP);
+	ret = (*dev->dev_ops->dev_close)(dev);
 
 	rte_ethdev_trace_close(port_id);
-	rte_eth_dev_release_port(dev);
+	ret = rte_eth_dev_release_port(dev);
+
+	return ret;
 }
 
 int
diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h index 24d898ae89..4380d8ecf6 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h
+++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h
@@ -2281,8 +2281,11 @@ int rte_eth_dev_set_link_down(uint16_t port_id);
  *
  * @param port_id
  *   The port identifier of the Ethernet device.
+ * @return
+ *   - Zero if the port is closed successfully.
+ *   - Negative if something went wrong.
  */
-void rte_eth_dev_close(uint16_t port_id);
+int rte_eth_dev_close(uint16_t port_id);
 
 /**
  * Reset a Ethernet device and keep its port id.
--
2.28.0

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diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index a907358078..bfa43990f0 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -140,7 +140,6 @@  Deprecation Notices
   invalid port ID, unsupported operation, failed operation):
 
   - ``rte_eth_dev_stop``
-  - ``rte_eth_dev_close``
 
 * ethdev: New offload flags ``DEV_RX_OFFLOAD_FLOW_MARK`` will be added in 19.11.
   This will allow application to enable or disable PMDs from updating
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_11.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_11.rst
index f377ab8e87..ec5a3937e8 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_11.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_11.rst
@@ -152,7 +152,9 @@  API Changes
 
 * ethdev: ``rte_eth_rx_descriptor_done()`` API has been deprecated.
 
-* Renamed internal ethdev APIs:
+* ethdev: Added ``int`` return type to ``rte_eth_dev_close()``.
+
+* ethdev: Renamed internal functions:
 
   * ``_rte_eth_dev_callback_process()`` -> ``rte_eth_dev_callback_process()``
   * ``_rte_eth_dev_reset`` -> ``rte_eth_dev_internal_reset()``
diff --git a/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbe_ethdev.c b/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbe_ethdev.c
index 16beb2d435..fe488231a7 100644
--- a/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbe_ethdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbe_ethdev.c
@@ -1296,12 +1296,13 @@  static int eth_cxgbe_dev_uninit(struct rte_eth_dev *eth_dev)
 {
 	struct rte_pci_device *pci_dev = RTE_ETH_DEV_TO_PCI(eth_dev);
 	uint16_t port_id;
+	int err = 0;
 
 	/* Free up other ports and all resources */
 	RTE_ETH_FOREACH_DEV_OF(port_id, &pci_dev->device)
-		rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
+		err |= rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
 
-	return 0;
+	return err == 0 ? 0 : -EIO;
 }
 
 static int eth_cxgbe_pci_probe(struct rte_pci_driver *pci_drv __rte_unused,
diff --git a/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbevf_ethdev.c b/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbevf_ethdev.c
index 947fcdd406..c2918f5356 100644
--- a/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbevf_ethdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/cxgbe/cxgbevf_ethdev.c
@@ -183,12 +183,13 @@  static int eth_cxgbevf_dev_uninit(struct rte_eth_dev *eth_dev)
 {
 	struct rte_pci_device *pci_dev = RTE_ETH_DEV_TO_PCI(eth_dev);
 	uint16_t port_id;
+	int err = 0;
 
 	/* Free up other ports and all resources */
 	RTE_ETH_FOREACH_DEV_OF(port_id, &pci_dev->device)
-		rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
+		err |= rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
 
-	return 0;
+	return err == 0 ? 0 : -EIO;
 }
 
 static int eth_cxgbevf_pci_probe(struct rte_pci_driver *pci_drv __rte_unused,
diff --git a/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ether.c b/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ether.c
index 7c68bbdec0..950d35dac4 100644
--- a/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ether.c
+++ b/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ether.c
@@ -287,7 +287,11 @@  fs_dev_remove(struct sub_device *sdev)
 		/* fallthrough */
 	case DEV_ACTIVE:
 		failsafe_eth_dev_unregister_callbacks(sdev);
-		rte_eth_dev_close(PORT_ID(sdev));
+		ret = rte_eth_dev_close(PORT_ID(sdev));
+		if (ret < 0) {
+			ERROR("Port close failed for sub-device %u",
+			      PORT_ID(sdev));
+		}
 		sdev->state = DEV_PROBED;
 		/* fallthrough */
 	case DEV_PROBED:
diff --git a/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ops.c b/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ops.c
index 0ce7dfc8a6..79b24ec996 100644
--- a/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ops.c
+++ b/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ops.c
@@ -648,7 +648,10 @@  failsafe_eth_dev_close(struct rte_eth_dev *dev)
 	FOREACH_SUBDEV_STATE(sdev, i, dev, DEV_ACTIVE) {
 		DEBUG("Closing sub_device %d", i);
 		failsafe_eth_dev_unregister_callbacks(sdev);
-		rte_eth_dev_close(PORT_ID(sdev));
+		ret = rte_eth_dev_close(PORT_ID(sdev));
+		if (ret)
+			ERROR("Error while closing sub-device %u",
+					PORT_ID(sdev));
 		sdev->state = DEV_ACTIVE - 1;
 	}
 	rte_eth_dev_callback_unregister(RTE_ETH_ALL, RTE_ETH_EVENT_NEW,
diff --git a/drivers/net/memif/rte_eth_memif.c b/drivers/net/memif/rte_eth_memif.c
index ff8a58081f..33bf5c68a3 100644
--- a/drivers/net/memif/rte_eth_memif.c
+++ b/drivers/net/memif/rte_eth_memif.c
@@ -1798,9 +1798,7 @@  rte_pmd_memif_remove(struct rte_vdev_device *vdev)
 	if (eth_dev == NULL)
 		return 0;
 
-	rte_eth_dev_close(eth_dev->data->port_id);
-
-	return 0;
+	return rte_eth_dev_close(eth_dev->data->port_id);
 }
 
 static struct rte_vdev_driver pmd_memif_drv = {
diff --git a/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5.c b/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5.c
index 01ead6e6af..2e2f0b274c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5.c
+++ b/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5.c
@@ -2010,6 +2010,7 @@  static int
 mlx5_pci_remove(struct rte_pci_device *pci_dev)
 {
 	uint16_t port_id;
+	int ret = 0;
 
 	RTE_ETH_FOREACH_DEV_OF(port_id, &pci_dev->device) {
 		/*
@@ -2017,11 +2018,11 @@  mlx5_pci_remove(struct rte_pci_device *pci_dev)
 		 * call the close function explicitly for secondary process.
 		 */
 		if (rte_eal_process_type() == RTE_PROC_SECONDARY)
-			mlx5_dev_close(&rte_eth_devices[port_id]);
+			ret |= mlx5_dev_close(&rte_eth_devices[port_id]);
 		else
-			rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
+			ret |= rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
 	}
-	return 0;
+	return ret == 0 ? 0 : -EIO;
 }
 
 static const struct rte_pci_id mlx5_pci_id_map[] = {
diff --git a/drivers/net/mvneta/mvneta_ethdev.c b/drivers/net/mvneta/mvneta_ethdev.c
index 607771149a..13d4b6af6b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/mvneta/mvneta_ethdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/mvneta/mvneta_ethdev.c
@@ -964,14 +964,15 @@  static int
 rte_pmd_mvneta_remove(struct rte_vdev_device *vdev)
 {
 	uint16_t port_id;
+	int ret = 0;
 
 	RTE_ETH_FOREACH_DEV(port_id) {
 		if (rte_eth_devices[port_id].device != &vdev->device)
 			continue;
-		rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
+		ret = rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
 	}
 
-	return 0;
+	return ret == 0 ? 0 : -EIO;
 }
 
 static struct rte_vdev_driver pmd_mvneta_drv = {
diff --git a/drivers/net/mvpp2/mrvl_ethdev.c b/drivers/net/mvpp2/mrvl_ethdev.c
index a230a96840..acc8c70a95 100644
--- a/drivers/net/mvpp2/mrvl_ethdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/mvpp2/mrvl_ethdev.c
@@ -3022,14 +3022,15 @@  static int
 rte_pmd_mrvl_remove(struct rte_vdev_device *vdev)
 {
 	uint16_t port_id;
+	int ret = 0;
 
 	RTE_ETH_FOREACH_DEV(port_id) {
 		if (rte_eth_devices[port_id].device != &vdev->device)
 			continue;
-		rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
+		ret = rte_eth_dev_close(port_id);
 	}
 
-	return 0;
+	return ret == 0 ? 0 : -EIO;
 }
 
 static struct rte_vdev_driver pmd_mrvl_drv = {
diff --git a/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_ethdev.c b/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_ethdev.c
index 9af64821a1..3fa39dbebc 100644
--- a/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_ethdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_ethdev.c
@@ -841,14 +841,16 @@  hn_dev_stop(struct rte_eth_dev *dev)
 static int
 hn_dev_close(struct rte_eth_dev *dev)
 {
+	int ret;
+
 	PMD_INIT_FUNC_TRACE();
 	if (rte_eal_process_type() != RTE_PROC_PRIMARY)
 		return 0;
 
-	hn_vf_close(dev);
+	ret = hn_vf_close(dev);
 	hn_dev_free_queues(dev);
 
-	return 0;
+	return ret;
 }
 
 static const struct eth_dev_ops hn_eth_dev_ops = {
diff --git a/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_var.h b/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_var.h
index 4b63f87607..74f30669ac 100644
--- a/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_var.h
+++ b/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_var.h
@@ -217,7 +217,7 @@  const uint32_t *hn_vf_supported_ptypes(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
 int	hn_vf_start(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
 void	hn_vf_reset(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
 void	hn_vf_stop(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
-void	hn_vf_close(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
+int	hn_vf_close(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
 
 int	hn_vf_allmulticast_enable(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
 int	hn_vf_allmulticast_disable(struct rte_eth_dev *dev);
diff --git a/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_vf.c b/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_vf.c
index f5f15c0462..d29eee7627 100644
--- a/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_vf.c
+++ b/drivers/net/netvsc/hn_vf.c
@@ -316,18 +316,21 @@  void hn_vf_reset(struct rte_eth_dev *dev)
 	VF_ETHDEV_FUNC(dev, rte_eth_dev_reset);
 }
 
-void hn_vf_close(struct rte_eth_dev *dev)
+int hn_vf_close(struct rte_eth_dev *dev)
 {
 	struct hn_data *hv = dev->data->dev_private;
 	uint16_t vf_port;
+	int ret = 0;
 
 	rte_rwlock_read_lock(&hv->vf_lock);
 	vf_port = hv->vf_port;
 	if (vf_port != HN_INVALID_PORT)
-		rte_eth_dev_close(vf_port);
+		ret = rte_eth_dev_close(vf_port);
 
 	hv->vf_port = HN_INVALID_PORT;
 	rte_rwlock_read_unlock(&hv->vf_lock);
+
+	return ret;
 }
 
 int hn_vf_stats_reset(struct rte_eth_dev *dev)
diff --git a/drivers/net/virtio/virtio_user_ethdev.c b/drivers/net/virtio/virtio_user_ethdev.c
index 87f6cb6950..865f73807f 100644
--- a/drivers/net/virtio/virtio_user_ethdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/virtio/virtio_user_ethdev.c
@@ -813,9 +813,7 @@  virtio_user_pmd_remove(struct rte_vdev_device *vdev)
 		return rte_eth_dev_release_port(eth_dev);
 
 	/* make sure the device is stopped, queues freed */
-	rte_eth_dev_close(eth_dev->data->port_id);
-
-	return 0;
+	return rte_eth_dev_close(eth_dev->data->port_id);
 }
 
 static struct rte_vdev_driver virtio_user_driver = {
diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.c b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.c
index 5c0e8f170e..6091630a2f 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.c
+++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.c
@@ -1705,19 +1705,22 @@  rte_eth_dev_set_link_down(uint16_t port_id)
 	return eth_err(port_id, (*dev->dev_ops->dev_set_link_down)(dev));
 }
 
-void
+int
 rte_eth_dev_close(uint16_t port_id)
 {
 	struct rte_eth_dev *dev;
+	int ret;
 
-	RTE_ETH_VALID_PORTID_OR_RET(port_id);
+	RTE_ETH_VALID_PORTID_OR_ERR_RET(port_id, -EINVAL);
 	dev = &rte_eth_devices[port_id];
 
-	RTE_FUNC_PTR_OR_RET(*dev->dev_ops->dev_close);
-	(*dev->dev_ops->dev_close)(dev);
+	RTE_FUNC_PTR_OR_ERR_RET(*dev->dev_ops->dev_close, -ENOTSUP);
+	ret = (*dev->dev_ops->dev_close)(dev);
 
 	rte_ethdev_trace_close(port_id);
-	rte_eth_dev_release_port(dev);
+	ret = rte_eth_dev_release_port(dev);
+
+	return ret;
 }
 
 int
diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h
index 24d898ae89..4380d8ecf6 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h
+++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h
@@ -2281,8 +2281,11 @@  int rte_eth_dev_set_link_down(uint16_t port_id);
  *
  * @param port_id
  *   The port identifier of the Ethernet device.
+ * @return
+ *   - Zero if the port is closed successfully.
+ *   - Negative if something went wrong.
  */
-void rte_eth_dev_close(uint16_t port_id);
+int rte_eth_dev_close(uint16_t port_id);
 
 /**
  * Reset a Ethernet device and keep its port id.