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From: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
To: kuba@kernel.org
Cc: tlfalcon@linux.ibm.com, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	drt@linux.vnet.ibm.com, sukadev@linux.vnet.ibm.com,
	ljp@linux.vnet.ibm.com, cforno12@linux.ibm.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 5/5] ibmvnic: Provide documentation for ACL sysfs files
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 15:17:57 -0700 (PDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200831.151757.1112716052657607181.davem@davemloft.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200831150050.3cadde6c@kicinski-fedora-pc1c0hjn.dhcp.thefacebook.com>

From: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 15:00:50 -0700

> On Mon, 31 Aug 2020 16:44:06 -0500 Thomas Falcon wrote:
>> On 8/31/20 3:11 PM, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
>> > This seems similar to normal SR-IOV operation, but I've not heard of
>> > use cases for them VM to know what its pvid is. Could you elaborate?  
>> It's provided for informational purposes.
> 
> Seems like an information leak :S and since it's equivalent to the
> standard SR-IOV functionality - we'd strongly prefer a common
> interface for all use cases. sysfs won't be it. Jiri & Mellanox had 
> been working on something in devlink for quite some time.

Agreed, Thomas please work with Jiri et al. so that you can provide
this information using a standard facility.

Thanks.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-31 22:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-31 16:58 [PATCH net-next 0/5] ibmvnic: Report ACL settings in sysfs Thomas Falcon
2020-08-31 16:58 ` [PATCH net-next 1/5] ibmvnic: Create failover sysfs as part of an attribute group Thomas Falcon
2020-08-31 16:58 ` [PATCH net-next 2/5] ibmvnic: Include documentation for ibmvnic sysfs files Thomas Falcon
2020-08-31 19:07   ` Jakub Kicinski
2020-08-31 19:51     ` Thomas Falcon
2020-08-31 16:58 ` [PATCH net-next 3/5] ibmvnic: Remove ACL change indication definitions Thomas Falcon
2020-08-31 16:58 ` [PATCH net-next 4/5] ibmvnic: Reporting device ACL settings through sysfs Thomas Falcon
2020-09-02 21:51   ` Sukadev Bhattiprolu
2020-08-31 16:58 ` [PATCH net-next 5/5] ibmvnic: Provide documentation for ACL sysfs files Thomas Falcon
2020-08-31 19:26   ` Jakub Kicinski
2020-08-31 19:54     ` Thomas Falcon
2020-08-31 20:11       ` Jakub Kicinski
2020-08-31 21:44         ` Thomas Falcon
2020-08-31 22:00           ` Jakub Kicinski
2020-08-31 22:17             ` David Miller [this message]
2020-08-31 22:30               ` Thomas Falcon

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