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Date:   Mon, 08 Jul 2019 20:12:50 +0200
From:   Johannes Berg <>
To:     Michal Kubecek <>,
Cc:     Jiri Pirko <>, David Miller <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Andrew Lunn <>,
        Florian Fainelli <>,
        John Linville <>,
        Stephen Hemminger <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v6 04/15] ethtool: introduce ethtool netlink

On Mon, 2019-07-08 at 19:27 +0200, Michal Kubecek wrote:
> Second reason is that with 8-bit genetlink command/message id, the space
> is not as infinite as it might seem.

FWIW, there isn't really any good reason for this, we have like 16
reserved bits in the genl header.

OTOH, having a LOT of ops will certainly cost space in the kernel


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