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Date:   Mon, 31 Aug 2020 17:30:26 -0500
From:   Thomas Falcon <>
To:     David Miller <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 5/5] ibmvnic: Provide documentation for ACL sysfs

On 8/31/20 5:17 PM, David Miller wrote:
> 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.
> Thanks.

Thank you for the feedback. I will look into that.

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