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Date:   Fri, 4 Sep 2020 15:37:51 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Jiri Pirko <>
Cc:     Thomas Falcon <>,,
Subject: Re: Exposing device ACL setting through devlink

On Fri, 4 Sep 2020 10:31:41 +0200 Jiri Pirko wrote:
> Thu, Sep 03, 2020 at 07:59:45PM CEST, wrote:
> >Hello, I am trying to expose MAC/VLAN ACL and pvid settings for IBM
> >VNIC devices to administrators through devlink (originally through
> >sysfs files, but that was rejected in favor of devlink). Could you
> >give any tips on how you might go about doing this?  
> Tom, I believe you need to provide more info about what exactly do you
> need to setup. But from what you wrote, it seems like you are looking
> for bridge/tc offload. The infra is already in place and drivers are
> implementing it. See mlxsw for example.

I think Tom's use case is effectively exposing the the VF which VLANs
and what MAC addrs it can use. Plus it's pvid. See:

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