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Date:   Mon, 14 Dec 2020 19:44:31 -0700
From:   David Ahern <>
To:     Alexander Duyck <>,
        Saeed Mahameed <>
Cc:     "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Jason Gunthorpe <>,
        Leon Romanovsky <>,
        Netdev <>,,
        David Ahern <>,
        Jacob Keller <>,
        Sridhar Samudrala <>,
        "Ertman, David M" <>,
        Dan Williams <>,
        Kiran Patil <>,
        Greg KH <>
Subject: Re: [net-next v4 00/15] Add mlx5 subfunction support

On 12/14/20 6:53 PM, Alexander Duyck wrote:
>> example subfunction usage sequence:
>> -----------------------------------
>> Change device to switchdev mode:
>> $ devlink dev eswitch set pci/0000:06:00.0 mode switchdev
>> Add a devlink port of subfunction flaovur:
>> $ devlink port add pci/0000:06:00.0 flavour pcisf pfnum 0 sfnum 88
> Typo in your description. Also I don't know if you want to stick with
> "flavour" or just shorten it to the U.S. spelling which is "flavor".

The term exists in devlink today (since 2018). When support was added to
iproute2 I decided there was no reason to require the US spelling over
the British spelling, so I accepted the patch.

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