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Date:	Fri, 8 Jan 2010 00:28:17 -0800 (Pacific Standard Time)
From:	"Waskiewicz Jr, Peter P" <peter.p.waskiewicz.jr@...el.com>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
cc:	"Kirsher, Jeffrey T" <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>,
	"netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	"gospo@...hat.com" <gospo@...hat.com>,
	"Waskiewicz Jr, Peter P" <peter.p.waskiewicz.jr@...el.com>,
	"deri@...p.org" <deri@...p.org>,
	"Gasparakis, Joseph" <joseph.gasparakis@...el.com>
Subject: Re: [net-next-2.6 PATCH 4/5] ixgbe: Add Flow Director configuration
 support as a mod parameter

On Fri, 8 Jan 2010, David Miller wrote:

> From: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>
> Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2010 20:49:29 -0800
> 
> > From: PJ Waskiewicz <peter.p.waskiewicz.jr@...el.com>
> > 
> > This patch adds the ability to change the Flow Director behavior in
> > ixgbe through a module parameter.  ixgbe, on 82599 hardware, can support
> > hash-based or perfect-based filtering.  It currently uses hash-based, and
> > should have a knob to enable perfect-based filtering.
> > 
> > This will be used in conjunction with the ethtool n-tuple filter
> > programming support.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Peter P Waskiewicz Jr <peter.p.waskiewicz.jr@...el.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>
> 
> Use a generic ethtool boolean flag or similar, not "yet another
> different-in-every-driver" module parameter please.

Something added to the setflags routine perhaps?

-PJ
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