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Date:	Wed, 16 Jan 2013 16:35:46 -0800
From:	Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@...el.com>
To:	Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@...arflare.com>
CC:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, therbert@...gle.com, ycai@...gle.com,
	eric.dumazet@...il.com, davem@...emloft.net
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v2 10/10] ixgbe: Add support for set_channels ethtool
 operation

On 01/16/2013 08:19 AM, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-01-10 at 10:58 -0800, Alexander Duyck wrote:
>> This change adds support for the ethtool set_channels operation.
>>
>> Since the ixgbe driver has to support DCB as well as the other modes the
>> assumption I made here is that the number of channels in DCB modes refers
>> to the number of queues per traffic class, not the number of queues total.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@...el.com>
> 
> In DCB mode are there separate IRQs for the different classes?
> 
> [...]
>> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_ethtool.c
>> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_ethtool.c
>> @@ -2775,6 +2775,45 @@ static void ixgbe_get_channels(struct net_device *dev,
>>  	ch->combined_count = adapter->ring_feature[RING_F_FDIR].indices;
>>  }
>>  
>> +static int ixgbe_set_channels(struct net_device *dev,
>> +			      struct ethtool_channels *ch)
>> +{
>> +	struct ixgbe_adapter *adapter = netdev_priv(dev);
>> +	unsigned int count = ch->combined_count;
>> +
>> +	/* verify they are not requesting separate vectors */
>> +	if (ch->rx_count || ch->tx_count)
>> +		return -EINVAL;
>> +
>> +	/* ignore other_count since it is not changeable */
> [...]
> 
> Please do return an error if the command specifies a change to
> other_count.
> 
> Ben.
> 

I will update the patch to return an error if other_count is not equal
to NON_Q_VECTORS.

Thanks,

Alex
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