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Date:   Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:33:22 -0800
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
        Christina Jacob <>,
        Sunil Goutham <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 14/17] octeontx2-pf: Add basic ethtool support

On Fri, 17 Jan 2020 01:17:30 +0530, wrote:
> +#define DRV_NAME	"octeontx2-nicpf"
> +#define DRV_VERSION	"1.0"

> +	strlcpy(info->driver, DRV_NAME, sizeof(info->driver));
> +	strlcpy(info->version, DRV_VERSION, sizeof(info->version));

We generally discourage the user of DRV_VERSION these days and suggest
to return the kernel version here. With backports and heavily patched
distro kernels this number quickly becomes counter-informative.

Thanks for the changes to the stats!

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