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Date:   Thu, 21 May 2020 14:37:26 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:     kuba@...nel.org
Cc:     tanhuazhong@...wei.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, salil.mehta@...wei.com,
        yisen.zhuang@...wei.com, linuxarm@...wei.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH V2 net-next 0/2] net: hns3: adds two VLAN feature

From: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
Date: Thu, 21 May 2020 12:17:07 -0700

> On Thu, 21 May 2020 19:38:23 +0800 Huazhong Tan wrote:
>> This patchset adds two new VLAN feature.
>> 
>> [patch 1] adds a new dynamic VLAN mode.
>> [patch 2] adds support for 'QoS' field to PVID.
>> 
>> Change log:
>> V1->V2: modifies [patch 1]'s commit log, suggested by Jakub Kicinski.
> 
> I don't like the idea that FW is choosing the driver behavior in a way
> that's not observable via standard Linux APIs. This is the second time
> a feature like that posted for a driver this week, and we should
> discourage it.

Agreed, this is an unacceptable approach to driver features.

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