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Date:	Mon, 19 Oct 2009 14:03:04 +0100
From:	Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@...arflare.com>
To:	Andrew Gallatin <gallatin@...i.com>
Cc:	Brice Goglin <brice@...i.com>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Linux Network Development list <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] myri10ge: improve port type reporting in ethtool output

On Mon, 2009-10-19 at 08:34 -0400, Andrew Gallatin wrote:
> Ben Hutchings wrote:
> 
> > Lying about link modes is not an improvement.
> 
> OK, so we're probably doing something wrong. I suspect we're not
> alone.  At least we don't set SUPPORTED_TP for CX4, like I've
> seen some NICs do.
> 
> Can somebody suggest how we can tell ethtool that
> the NIC supports 10Gb only (no autoneg down to 1Gb or lower)
> for copper (10Gbase-CX4)?   How about for fiber (10Gbase-{S,L})R?

What's wrong with what you already do?  Customers expect to see
something on the supported line?

Ben.

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Ben Hutchings, Senior Software Engineer, Solarflare Communications
Not speaking for my employer; that's the marketing department's job.
They asked us to note that Solarflare product names are trademarked.

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