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    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Stephen Hemminger [mailto:stephen.hemminger@vyatta.com]
    > Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2012 11:03 AM
    > To: Olaf Hering
    > Cc: Greg KH; apw@canonical.com; devel@linuxdriverproject.org; linux-
    > kernel@vger.kernel.org; netdev@vger.kernel.org; KY Srinivasan
    > Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/13] drivers: hv: kvp
    >
    >
    > > On Mon, Jul 02, KY Srinivasan wrote:
    > >
    > > > While I toyed with your proposal, I feel it just pushes the problem
    > > > out of the daemon code - we would still need to write distro
    > > > specific
    > > > scripts. If this approach is something that everybody is
    > > > comfortable
    > > > with, I can take a stab at implementing that.
    > >
    > > Until NetworkManager is feature complete and until every distro is
    > > using
    > > NetworkManager per default the kvp_daemon needs distro specific code
    > > to
    > > get and set network related settings.
    > > Doing it with an external script will simplify debugging and changes
    > > to
    > > the code.
    >
    > Although, Network Manager is a good tool for what it does;
    > it is not appropriate for every distro. It is overkill
    > in embedded systems, and it's GUI dependency makes it unmanageable
    > on servers.

    Thanks Stephen. I will retain the code that I currently have for the "GET" side and
    I will implement a script as Olaf suggested that can be distro specific to implement
    the SET operation.

    Regards,

    K. Y


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