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Date:	Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:06:45 +0200
From:	Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>
To:	Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
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Subject: Re: [patch net-next RFC 07/12] dsa: implement ndo_swdev_get_id

Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 06:56:13PM CEST, f.fainelli@...il.com wrote:
>2014-08-21 9:19 GMT-07:00 Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>:
>> Signed-off-by: Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>
>> ---
>>  net/dsa/Kconfig |  2 +-
>>  net/dsa/slave.c | 16 ++++++++++++++++
>>  2 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/net/dsa/Kconfig b/net/dsa/Kconfig
>> index f5eede1..66c445a 100644
>> --- a/net/dsa/Kconfig
>> +++ b/net/dsa/Kconfig
>> @@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
>>  config HAVE_NET_DSA
>>         def_bool y
>> -       depends on NETDEVICES && !S390
>> +       depends on NETDEVICES && NET_SWITCHDEV && !S390
>>
>>  # Drivers must select NET_DSA and the appropriate tagging format
>>
>> diff --git a/net/dsa/slave.c b/net/dsa/slave.c
>> index 45a1e34..e069ba3 100644
>> --- a/net/dsa/slave.c
>> +++ b/net/dsa/slave.c
>> @@ -171,6 +171,19 @@ static int dsa_slave_ioctl(struct net_device *dev, struct ifreq *ifr, int cmd)
>>         return -EOPNOTSUPP;
>>  }
>>
>> +static int dsa_slave_swdev_get_id(struct net_device *dev,
>> +                                 struct netdev_phys_item_id *psid)
>> +{
>> +       struct dsa_slave_priv *p = netdev_priv(dev);
>> +       struct dsa_switch *ds = p->parent;
>> +       u64 tmp = (u64) ds;
>> +
>> +       /* TODO: add more sophisticated id generation */
>> +       memcpy(&psid->id, &tmp, sizeof(tmp));
>> +       psid->id_len = sizeof(tmp);
>
>There is already an unique id generated, which is the index in the
>switch tree, and which is stored in struct dsa_switch, so this could
>probably be simplified to:
>
>psid->id = ds->index

That index is 0..n if I understand that correctly. That is not enough.
The point is to have unique id for every chip in the system. If we would
have 0,1,2... the collision is very likely.

>--
>Florian
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