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Date:   Thu, 17 Sep 2020 21:38:23 -0600
From:   David Ahern <dsahern@...il.com>
To:     Parav Pandit <parav@...dia.com>,
        "davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        "kuba@...nel.org" <kuba@...nel.org>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Cc:     Jiri Pirko <jiri@...dia.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 8/8] netdevsim: Add support for add and delete
 PCI SF port

On 9/17/20 9:29 PM, Parav Pandit wrote:
>>> Examples:
>>>
>>> Create a PCI PF and PCI SF port.
>>> $ devlink port add netdevsim/netdevsim10/10 flavour pcipf pfnum 0 $
>>> devlink port add netdevsim/netdevsim10/11 flavour pcisf pfnum 0 sfnum
>>> 44 $ devlink port show netdevsim/netdevsim10/11
>>> netdevsim/netdevsim10/11: type eth netdev eni10npf0sf44 flavour pcisf
>> controller 0 pfnum 0 sfnum 44 external true splittable false
>>>   function:
>>>     hw_addr 00:00:00:00:00:00 state inactive
>>>
>>> $ devlink port function set netdevsim/netdevsim10/11 hw_addr
>>> 00:11:22:33:44:55 state active
>>>
>>> $ devlink port show netdevsim/netdevsim10/11 -jp {
>>>     "port": {
>>>         "netdevsim/netdevsim10/11": {
>>>             "type": "eth",
>>>             "netdev": "eni10npf0sf44",
>>
>> I could be missing something, but it does not seem like this patch creates the
>> netdevice for the subfunction.
>>
> The sf port created here is the eswitch port with a valid switch id similar to PF and physical port.
> So the netdev created is the representor netdevice.
> It is created uniformly for subfunction and pf port flavours.

To be clear: If I run the devlink commands to create a sub-function, `ip
link show` should list a net_device that corresponds to the sub-function?

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