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