On Fri, Dec 02, 2016 at 07:14:03AM +0000, KY Srinivasan wrote:
> > In other words, why do you need this and PCI or USB doesn't? Why is
> > hyperv "special"?
> On Hyper-V, each VF interface (SR-IOV interface)
> is paired with an instance of the
> synthetic interface that is managed by netvsc.
> When the VF interface comes up, we
> need to associate the VF instance with
> the corresponding netvsc instance. To do this
> without modifying the VF drivers, netvsc registers
> for netdev events.
Why not modify the VF drivers? You have the full source to them...