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Date:	Fri, 16 Mar 2012 20:53:52 +0000
From:	Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@...arflare.com>
To:	<greearb@...delatech.com>
CC:	<linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org>, <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 4/4] ath9k:  Support ethtool getstats api.

On Fri, 2012-03-16 at 12:59 -0700, greearb@...delatech.com wrote:
> From: Ben Greear <greearb@...delatech.com>
> 
> This returns many of the values that formerly could
> only be obtained from debugfs.  This should be an
> improvement when trying to access these counters
> programatically.  Currently this support is only
> enabled when DEBUGFS is enabled because otherwise
> these stats are not accumulated.
[...]

Given that ethtool (unlike debugfs) is itself an unconditional feature,
why not make this unconditional?  Is it expensive to accumulate the
stats?

Please at least fix the name.

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings, Staff Engineer, Solarflare
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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