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Date:   Thu, 10 Sep 2020 00:39:33 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
To:     Marek Behun <marek.behun@....cz>
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-leds@...r.kernel.org,
        Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>, Dan Murphy <dmurphy@...com>,
        Ondřej Jirman <megous@...ous.com>,
        Russell King <linux@...linux.org.uk>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Matthias Schiffer <matthias.schiffer@...tq-group.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next + leds v2 0/7] PLEASE REVIEW: Add support for
 LEDs on Marvell PHYs

> They are in /sys/class/net/eth0/phydev/leds by default, because they
> are children of the PHY device and are of `leds` class, and the PHY
> subsystem creates a symlink `phydev` when PHY is attached to the
> interface.
> They are in /sys/class/leds/ as symlinks, because AFAIK everything in
> /sys/class/<CLASS>/ is a symlink...
> 
> > Have you played with network namespaces? What happens with
> > 
> > ip netns add ns1
> > 
> > ip link set eth0 netns ns1
> > 
> >    Andrew
> 
> If you move eth0 to other network namespace, naturally the
> /sys/class/net/eth0 symlink will disappear, as will the directory it
> pointed to.
> 
> The symlink phydev does will disappear from /sys/class/net/eth0/
> directory after eth0 is moved to ns1, and is lost. It does not return
> even if eth0 is moved back to root namespace.

Yes, i just played with this. I would say that is an existing bug. The
link would still work in the namespace, since the mdio_bus is not net
namespace aware and remains accessible from all namespaces.

	Andrew

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