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Date:   Wed, 27 May 2020 22:32:33 +0000
From:   "Kirsher, Jeffrey T" <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        "Skidmore, Donald C" <donald.c.skidmore@...el.com>,
        "Burra, Phani R" <phani.r.burra@...el.com>,
        "Brady, Alan" <alan.brady@...el.com>,
        "Michael, Alice" <alice.michael@...el.com>
CC:     "davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "nhorman@...hat.com" <nhorman@...hat.com>,
        "sassmann@...hat.com" <sassmann@...hat.com>
Subject: RE: [net-next RFC 00/15] Intel Ethernet Common Module and Data

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 15:03
> To: Kirsher, Jeffrey T <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>
> Cc: davem@...emloft.net; netdev@...r.kernel.org; nhorman@...hat.com;
> sassmann@...hat.com
> Subject: Re: [net-next RFC 00/15] Intel Ethernet Common Module and Data
> 
> On Tue, 26 May 2020 21:29:06 -0700 Jeff Kirsher wrote:
> > This series introduces both the Intel Ethernet Common Module and the
> > Intel Data Plane Function.  The patches also incorporate extended
> > features and functionality added in the virtchnl.h file.
> 
> Is this a driver for your SmartNIC? Or a common layer for ice, iavf, or whatnot
> to use? Could you clarify the relationship with existing drivers?
[Kirsher, Jeffrey T] 

Adding the developers to this thread to help explain.

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