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Date:   Fri, 29 May 2020 12:40:13 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
To:     Ioana Ciornei <ioana.ciornei@....com>
Cc:     "davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 net-next 0/7] dpaa2-eth: add support for Rx traffic
 classes

On Fri, 29 May 2020 11:45:08 +0000 Ioana Ciornei wrote:
> > Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 net-next 0/7] dpaa2-eth: add support for Rx traffic
> > classes
> > 
> > On Sat, 16 May 2020 08:16:47 +0000 Ioana Ciornei wrote:  
> > > > With the Rx QoS features users won't even be able to tell via
> > > > standard Linux interfaces what the config was.  
> > >
> > > Ok, that is true. So how should this information be exported to the user?  
> > 
> > I believe no such interface currently exists.  
> 
> Somehow I missed this the first time around but the number of Rx traffic classes
> can be exported through the DCB ops if those traffic classes are PFC enabled.
> Also, adding PFC support was the main target of this patch set.
> 
> An output like the following would convey to the user how many traffic classes
> are available and which of them are PFC enabled.
> 
> root@...alhost:~# lldptool -t -i eth1 -V PFC
> IEEE 8021QAZ PFC TLV
>          Willing: yes
>          MACsec Bypass Capable: no
>          PFC capable traffic classes: 8
>          PFC enabled: 1 3 7

Ack, the DCB APIs are probably the closest today to what you need. I'm
not sure whether there is an established relation between the tcs
there, and the number of queues reported and used in ethtool, though :(

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