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Date:   Wed, 9 Sep 2020 18:05:40 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Jacob Keller <>
Subject: Re: [net-next v4 4/5] devlink: add support for overwrite mask to

On Wed,  9 Sep 2020 15:26:52 -0700 Jacob Keller wrote:
> The devlink interface recently gained support for a new "overwrite mask"
> parameter that allows specifying how various sub-sections of a flash
> component are modified when updating.
> Add support for this to netdevsim, to enable easily testing the
> interface. Make the allowed overwrite mask values controllable via
> a debugfs parameter. This enables testing a flow where the driver
> rejects an unsupportable overwrite mask.
> Signed-off-by: Jacob Keller <>

nit: subject should be prefixed with netdevsim: not devlink:

Reviewed-by: Jakub Kicinski <>

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