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Date:   Thu, 10 Sep 2020 14:02:36 -0700
From:   Jacob Keller <>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <>
Subject: Re: [net-next v4 4/5] devlink: add support for overwrite mask to

On 9/9/2020 6:05 PM, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> 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 <>

Yep. when I split the patch apart, I had copied and edited the commit
message but forgot to change the subject.

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