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Date:	Mon, 28 Jun 2010 16:18:23 +0200
From:	Stanislaw Gruszka <>
To:	Ben Hutchings <>
Cc:	Amit Salecha <>,
	"" <>,
	Amerigo Wang <>,
	Anirban Chakraborty <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH -next] qlcnic: fail when try to setup unsupported

On Mon, 28 Jun 2010 14:30:40 +0100
Ben Hutchings <> wrote:

> > It would be more useful to add a supported_flags parameter to
> > ethtool_op_set_flags() so it can check the requested flags against the
> > driver/hardware capabilities.
> I also just noticed that ethtool.h says set_flags() will return -EINVAL
> for unsupported values.  The current implementations variously return

We need to unify ... , I prefer EOPNOTSUPP since this is returned now
if .set_flags == NULL. That will require to change a comment in 
ethtool.h and some drivers, I will take a look at it.

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