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Date:	Wed, 31 Dec 2014 20:36:55 +0200
From:	Vlad Zolotarov <>
To:	Jeff Kirsher <>,
	Alexander Duyck <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v1 4/5] ixgbevf: Add RSS Key query code

On 12/31/14 20:32, Jeff Kirsher wrote:
> On Wed, 2014-12-31 at 20:03 +0200, Vlad Zolotarov wrote:
>> On 12/31/14 18:28, Jeff Kirsher wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2014-12-31 at 11:51 +0200, Vlad Zolotarov wrote:
>>>> Signed-off-by: Vlad Zolotarov <>
>>>> ---
>>>> New in v1 (compared to RFC):
>>>>      - Use "if-else" statement instead of a "switch-case" for a
>> single
>>>> option case
>>>>        (in ixgbevf_get_rss_key()).
>>>> ---
>>>>    drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/mbx.h |  2 ++
>>>>    drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/vf.c  | 44
>>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>>>    drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/vf.h  |  1 +
>>>>    3 files changed, 47 insertions(+)
>>> Just caught this now, sorry but your patch description is sparse
>> (i.e.
>>> non-existent).  I know that the title of the patch pretty much tells
>>> what you are doing, but it would be nice to have a bit more detail
>> as to
>>> why (like your first patch).
>> I've sent a v2 where I tried to address your last remarks. Pls., note
>> that the whole series "why" motivation is located in the PATCH0 and
>> in
>> the final PATCH5: adding a new ethtool options for 82599 VF devices.
> Thanks v2 appears fine with regards to code/patch format goes.  Alex
> Duyck appears to have provided feedback on the series, which is a
> concern for me.  I have dropped v1 (since v2 is out), but I am going to
> hold off on pulling in v2 until Alex's concerns have been addressed.

Sure. He's caught a few real issues there. The main is that I had only 
82599 in mind and there are also x540 and x550 to consider. It may take 
a day or two... ;)
Again, thanks for looking at this guys.

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