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Date:	Sun, 11 May 2014 09:22:19 +0300
From:	Or Gerlitz <>
	Or Gerlitz <>
Subject: [PATCH iproute2] Document VF link state control in the ip-link man page

Document the support added by commit 07fa9c1 "Add VF link state
control" in the ip-link man page.

Signed-off-by: Or Gerlitz <>
 man/man8/ |    9 ++++++++-
 1 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/man/man8/ b/man/man8/
index 94d07fc..f295fe3 100644
--- a/man/man8/
+++ b/man/man8/
@@ -124,7 +124,8 @@ ip-link \- network device configuration
 .IR VLAN-QOS " ] ] ["
 .B rate
 .IR TXRATE " ] ["
-.B spoofchk { on | off }
+.B spoofchk { on | off } ] [ 
+.B state { auto | enable | disable}
 ] |
 .B master
@@ -576,6 +577,12 @@ parameter must be specified.
 .BI spoofchk " on|off"
 - turn packet spoof checking on or off for the specified VF.
+.BI state " auto|enable|disable"
+- set the virtual link state as seen by the specified VF. Setting to auto means a 
+reflection of the PF link state, enable lets the VF to communicate with other VFs on 
+this host even if the PF link state is down, disable causes the HW to drop any packets 
+sent by the VF.
 .in -8

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