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Date:	Sat, 7 Mar 2015 07:30:24 -0500
From:	Andy Gospodarek <gospo@...ulusnetworks.com>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	sridhar.samudrala@...el.com, jiri@...nulli.us,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] team: add support to get speed via ethtool

On Sat, Mar 07, 2015 at 01:12:49AM -0500, David Miller wrote:
> From: Andy Gospodarek <gospo@...ulusnetworks.com>
> Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2015 22:10:13 -0500
> 
> > but this was not possible for SNMP-based tools that are not aware of
> > the aggregation of ports on the host.
> 
> The suggested value to report HAS NO MEANING.
> 
> If you just add the speeds up that's complete bullshit.
> 
> Nothing prevents the SNMP userland from doing the right thing
> and figuring out the geography and perhaps even exporting
> that geography to SNMP querying agents.

I was actually pretty surprised that this patch stuck when I first
posted it for that very reason.  I'm quite sure I posted this as a RHEL
customer put in a request for the feature, but since I'm clearly less
invested today in that subset of Linux users than I was when I posted
that patch it doesn't bother me one bit if it is pulled!

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