lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Sun, 31 May 2015 01:38:55 +0300
From:	Sergey Ryazanov <ryazanov.s.a@...il.com>
To:	Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
Cc:	Mathieu Olivari <mathieu@...eaurora.org>,
	Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>, robh+dt@...nel.org,
	pawel.moll@....com, mark.rutland@....com,
	ijc+devicetree@...lion.org.uk, galak@...eaurora.org,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>, gang.chen.5i5j@...il.com,
	Jiří Pírko <jiri@...nulli.us>,
	leitec@...ticky.com, fabf@...net.be, pavel.nakonechny@...tlab.ru,
	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>, sfeldma@...il.com,
	Felix Fietkau <nbd@...nwrt.org>,
	Gabor Juhos <juhosg@...nwrt.org>, devicetree@...r.kernel.org,
	open list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"list@...ke-m.de:NETWORKING DRIVERS" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/7] net: dsa: ar8xxx: add regmap support

2015-05-29 20:59 GMT+03:00 Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>:
> On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 10:36:49AM -0700, Mathieu Olivari wrote:
>> Alternatively, we could have something similar to what happens for the phy
>> in the wireless subsystems. Wireless PHYs are not registered as net_device
>> but they can still be listed, queried or configured through netlink.
>
> It is a reasonable idea, but you retrieve most of the useful
> information using ethtool. That, as far as i know, operates on
> net_devices, not phys.
>
May be it's time to rework Ethernet cards handling to decouple
"Network interfaces" from "Ethernet ports"?

-- 
Sergey
--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe netdev" in
the body of a message to majordomo@...r.kernel.org
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Powered by blists - more mailing lists