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Date:	Fri, 27 Jul 2007 09:52:02 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <>
CC:	Ayyappan Veeraiyan <>,,,,,,,,,
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.


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