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Date:   Mon, 31 Aug 2020 15:17:57 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 5/5] ibmvnic: Provide documentation for ACL
 sysfs files

From: Jakub Kicinski <>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 15:00:50 -0700

> On Mon, 31 Aug 2020 16:44:06 -0500 Thomas Falcon wrote:
>> On 8/31/20 3:11 PM, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
>> > 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.
> Seems like an information leak :S and since it's equivalent to the
> standard SR-IOV functionality - we'd strongly prefer a common
> interface for all use cases. sysfs won't be it. Jiri & Mellanox had 
> been working on something in devlink for quite some time.

Agreed, Thomas please work with Jiri et al. so that you can provide
this information using a standard facility.


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