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Date:   Thu, 7 May 2020 16:24:32 +0100
From:   Edward Cree <>
To:     Greg KH <>,
        "Saleem, Shiraz" <>
CC:     "Kirsher, Jeffrey T" <>,
        "" <>,
        "Ertman, David M" <>,
        "" <>,
        "" <>,
        "" <>,
        "" <>,
        "" <>,
        "Nguyen, Anthony L" <>,
        "Bowers, AndrewX" <>,
        Martin Habets <>
Subject: Re: [net-next v3 2/9] ice: Create and register virtual bus for RDMA

On 07/05/2020 16:06, Greg KH wrote:
> I can't accept that this series is using a virtual bus properly without
> actually using the virtual bus driver code, can you?
I might be misunderstanding, but I *think* a hardware driver likeice is
 the 'provider' of a virtbus, and it's only 'consumers' of it (like an
 RDMA device talking to that ice instance) that are virtbus_drivers.
Though tbh I'm not entirely happy either with a series that adds the
 provider side but not any users... and either way, the documentation
 *really* doesn't make it clear whether it works the way I think it does
 or not.


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