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Date:	Tue, 18 Aug 2015 20:19:30 +0200
From:	Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
To:	Scott Feldman <sfeldma@...il.com>
Cc:	Netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	Ji??í Pírko <jiri@...nulli.us>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v3] rocker: add debugfs support to dump internal
 tables

On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 10:18:51AM -0700, Scott Feldman wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 7:01 AM, Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch> wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 03:36:17PM -0700, sfeldma@...il.com wrote:
> >> From: Scott Feldman <sfeldma@...il.com>
> >>
> >> > tree /sys/kernel/debug/rocker
> >> /sys/kernel/debug/rocker
> >> ????????? 5254001235010000
> >>     ????????? fdb_tbl
> >>     ????????? internal_vlan_tbl
> >>     ????????? neigh_tbl
> >>     ????????? of_dpa_flow_tbl
> >>     ????????? of_dpa_group_tbl
> >>
> >> 1 directory, 5 files
> >>
> >> > cat /sys/kernel/debug/rocker/5254001235010000/internal_vlan_tbl
> >> ifindex 5 ref_count 1 vlan 3843
> >> ifindex 7 ref_count 2 vlan 3840
> >> ifindex 4 ref_count 1 vlan 3842
> >>
> >> > cat /sys/kernel/debug/rocker/5254001235010000/fdb_tbl
> >> learned 1 pport 1 addr 00:02:00:00:02:00 vlan 3840
> >> learned 1 pport 2 addr 00:02:00:00:03:00 vlan 3840
> >>
> >> > cat /sys/kernel/debug/rocker/5254001235010000/neigh_tbl
> >> 11.0.0.9 dev sw1p2 ref_count 3 index 1 dst 00:02:00:00:01:00 ttl_check 1
> >> 11.0.0.1 dev sw1p1 ref_count 3 index 0 dst 00:02:00:00:00:00 ttl_check 1
> >
> > Hi Scott
> >
> > David is not so keen no debugfs stuff. He already NACKed adding more
> > than what is currently in DSA:
> >
> > https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/7/11/8
> 
> That patch added writable debugfs files, which I can see might be used
> as a back-door to program hardware.  That does seem bad.

I fully agreed with respect to write. But if you read the whole
message, David is also not happy with read only.

I think before you spend too much more time on this, you need some
indication from David if he is going to merge it or not.

   Andrew
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