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Date:   Thu, 28 May 2020 00:25:12 +0000
From:   "Skidmore, Donald C" <donald.c.skidmore@...el.com>
To:     "Kirsher, Jeffrey T" <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        "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: Kirsher, Jeffrey T <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 3:33 PM
> 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; netdev@...r.kernel.org;
> nhorman@...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.
[Skidmore, Donald C] 

Currently this is a common layer only for the idpf driver (PF driver for SmartNIC).
The plan is to switch our iavf driver to use this common module in the next few months.

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