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From: Thomas Falcon <>
To: Jakub Kicinski <>, Jiri Pirko <>
Subject: Re: Exposing device ACL setting through devlink
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2020 13:27:13 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 9/4/20 5:37 PM, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Sep 2020 10:31:41 +0200 Jiri Pirko wrote:
>> Thu, Sep 03, 2020 at 07:59:45PM CEST, wrote:
>>> Hello, I am trying to expose MAC/VLAN ACL and pvid settings for IBM
>>> VNIC devices to administrators through devlink (originally through
>>> sysfs files, but that was rejected in favor of devlink). Could you
>>> give any tips on how you might go about doing this?
>> Tom, I believe you need to provide more info about what exactly do you
>> need to setup. But from what you wrote, it seems like you are looking
>> for bridge/tc offload. The infra is already in place and drivers are
>> implementing it. See mlxsw for example.
> I think Tom's use case is effectively exposing the the VF which VLANs
> and what MAC addrs it can use. Plus it's pvid. See:

Thanks, Jakub,

Right now, the use-case is to expose the allowed VLAN's and MAC 
addresses and the VF's PVID. Other use-cases may be explored later on 

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-08 18:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-03 17:59 Thomas Falcon
2020-09-04  8:31 ` Jiri Pirko
2020-09-04 22:37   ` Jakub Kicinski
2020-09-08 18:27     ` Thomas Falcon [this message]
2020-09-10  7:00       ` Jiri Pirko
2020-09-17 20:31         ` Thomas Falcon
2020-09-18  7:20           ` Jiri Pirko
2020-09-18 23:20             ` Thomas Falcon
2020-09-20 15:21               ` Jiri Pirko
2020-09-21 17:51                 ` Thomas Falcon
2020-09-21 20:37                 ` Jakub Kicinski
2020-09-23 17:01                   ` Thomas Falcon

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