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Date:   Wed, 29 Aug 2018 19:46:28 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 0/2] ethtool: drop get_settings and
 set_settings ops

From: Michal Kubecek <>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 19:56:48 +0200 (CEST)

> As Andrew Lunn pointed out in recent discussion, there is only one in tree
> driver left which still defines deprecated callbacks get_settings() and
> set_settings() in ethtool_ops. First patch converts this driver to
> get_link_ksettings() and set_link_ksettings(). Second patch then removes
> the deprecated callbacks from struct ethtool_ops and ethtool code which
> falls back to them.
> This doesn't break old versions of ethtool or any other userspace code
> using ETHTOOL_{G,S}SET. We still implement both (old) ETHTOOL_{G,S}SET and
> (new) ETHTOOL_{G,S}LINKSETTINGS ioctl commands but after this series both
> will be implemented only using {g,s}et_link_ksettings(). The only affected
> code would be out of tree NIC drivers which have not been converted yet.

Nice, thanks for following up on this.

Series applied.

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