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Date:	Fri, 27 Jul 2007 09:52:02 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>
CC:	Ayyappan Veeraiyan <ayyappan.veeraiyan@...el.com>,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, arjan@...ux.intel.com,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, auke-jan.h.kok@...el.com,
	hch@...radead.org, nhorman@...driver.com, inaky@...ux.intel.com,
	mb@...sch.de, john.ronciak@...el.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1]ixgbe: Driver for Intel 82598 based 10GbE PCI Express
 family of adapters

Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> Using module parameter for per device settings is bad idea.
> Please extend existing interfaces like ethtool, etc rather than committing
> to a bad inflexible API.


I agreed with Stephen's comments here.

In general, net driver policy is to use ethtool (per-interface 
granularity) rather than module options.

	Jeff


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