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Date:   Mon, 31 Aug 2020 16:44:06 -0500
From:   Thomas Falcon <>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 5/5] ibmvnic: Provide documentation for ACL sysfs

On 8/31/20 3:11 PM, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Aug 2020 14:54:06 -0500 Thomas Falcon wrote:
>> On 8/31/20 2:26 PM, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
>>> On Mon, 31 Aug 2020 11:58:13 -0500 Thomas Falcon wrote:
>>>> Provide documentation for ibmvnic device Access Control List
>>>> files.
>>> What API is used to set those parameters in the first place?
>> These parameters are specified in the system's IBM Hardware Management
>> Console (HMC) when the VNIC device is create.
> The new attributes are visible in the "guest" OS, correct?


> This seems similar to normal SR-IOV operation, but I've not heard of
> use cases for them VM to know what its pvid is. Could you elaborate?
It's provided for informational purposes.

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