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From: Thomas Falcon <tlfalcon@linux.ibm.com>
To: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>, kuba@kernel.org
Cc: 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 17:30:26 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <785321e0-aded-357a-0305-f3b2d2b7df87@linux.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200831.151757.1112716052657607181.davem@davemloft.net>


On 8/31/20 5:17 PM, David Miller wrote:
> 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.

Thank you for the feedback. I will look into that.


      reply	other threads:[~2020-08-31 22:30 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
2020-08-31 22:30               ` Thomas Falcon [this message]

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