Hi Andrew, On 06-04-2018 15:47, Andrew Lunn wrote: > On Fri, Apr 06, 2018 at 02:51:15PM +0100, Jose Abreu wrote: >> Hi Florian, >> >> On 05-04-2018 16:50, Florian Fainelli wrote: >>> On 04/05/2018 03:47 AM, Jose Abreu wrote: >>>> Hi All, >>>> >>>> I would like to know your opinion regarding adding support for >>>> driver private ioctl's in ethtool. >>>> >>>> Background: Synopsys Ethernet IP's have a certain number of >>>> features which can be reconfigured at runtime. Giving you two >>>> examples: One of the most recent one is the safety features, >>>> which can be enabled/disabled and forced at runtime. > Hi Jose > > Is there a reason somebody would decide to use the Ethernet in > 'unsafe' mode? Cannot you just turn it on by default?
Yes, its already on by default. I was just trying to give an example of an user-reconfigurable feature, maybe it was not the best one :) Thanks and Best Regards, Jose Miguel Abreu > > Andrew