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Date:   Wed, 27 Feb 2019 16:52:05 -0800
From:   Jakub Kicinski <kubakici@...pl>
To:     "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
Cc:     si-wei liu <si-wei.liu@...cle.com>,
        "Samudrala, Sridhar" <sridhar.samudrala@...el.com>,
        Siwei Liu <loseweigh@...il.com>, Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>,
        Stephen Hemminger <stephen@...workplumber.org>,
        David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org,
        virtio-dev <virtio-dev@...ts.oasis-open.org>,
        "Brandeburg, Jesse" <jesse.brandeburg@...el.com>,
        Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@...el.com>,
        Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>, liran.alon@...cle.com
Subject: Re: [virtio-dev] Re: net_failover slave udev renaming (was Re: [RFC
 PATCH net-next v6 4/4] netvsc: refactor notifier/event handling code to use
 the bypass framework)

On Wed, 27 Feb 2019 19:41:32 -0500, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > As this scheme adds much complexity to the kernel naming convention
> > (currently it's just ethX names) that no userspace can understand.  
> 
> Anything that pokes at slaves needs to be specially designed anyway.
> Naming seems like a minor issue.

Can the users who care about the naming put net_failover into
"user space will do the bond enslavement" mode, and do the bond
creation/management themselves from user space (in systemd/ 
Network Manager) based on the failover flag?

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