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Date:   Fri, 16 Dec 2016 20:07:59 +0100
From:   Henrik Austad <henrik@...tad.us>
To:     David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:     gvrose8192@...il.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        richardcochran@...il.com, haustad@...co.com,
        linux-media@...r.kernel.org, alsa-devel@...r.kernel.org,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [TSN RFC v2 0/9] TSN driver for the kernel

On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 01:20:57PM -0500, David Miller wrote:
> From: Greg <gvrose8192@...il.com>
> Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2016 10:12:44 -0800
> 
> > On Fri, 2016-12-16 at 18:59 +0100, henrik@...tad.us wrote:
> >> From: Henrik Austad <haustad@...co.com>
> >> 
> >> 
> >> The driver is directed via ConfigFS as we need userspace to handle
> >> stream-reservation (MSRP), discovery and enumeration (IEEE 1722.1) and
> >> whatever other management is needed. This also includes running an
> >> appropriate PTP daemon (TSN favors gPTP).
> > 
> > I suggest using a generic netlink interface to communicate with the
> > driver to set up and/or configure your drivers.
> > 
> > I think configfs is frowned upon for network drivers.  YMMV.
> 
> Agreed.

Ok - thanks!

I will have look at netlink and see if I can wrap my head around it and if 
I can apply it to how to bring the media-devices up once the TSN-link has 
been configured.

Thanks! :)

-- 
Henrik Austad

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