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SubjectRE: [PATCH net-next,v2] tools: hv: Add a script to help bonding synthetic and VF NICs
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Miller [mailto:davem@davemloft.net]
> Sent: Friday, June 10, 2016 9:14 PM
> To: Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@microsoft.com>
> Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org; KY Srinivasan <kys@microsoft.com>;
> olaf@aepfle.de; vkuznets@redhat.com; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org;
> driverdev-devel@linuxdriverproject.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next,v2] tools: hv: Add a script to help bonding
> synthetic and VF NICs
>
> From: Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@microsoft.com>
> Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2016 14:23:12 -0700
>
> > This script helps to create bonding network devices based on synthetic NIC
> > (the virtual network adapter usually provided by Hyper-V) and the
> matching
> > VF NIC (SRIOV virtual function). So the synthetic NIC and VF NIC can
> > function as one network device, and fail over to the synthetic NIC if VF is
> > down.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@microsoft.com>
> > Reviewed-by: K. Y. Srinivasan <kys@microsoft.com>
> > ---
> > v2: Make it to be distro neutral.
>
> This tool doesn't configure anything.
>
> It fishes information out of sysfs and prints it out.
>
> I don't think this is useful, not appropriate for the kernel
> tools subdirectory at all.
>
> When I said make it distro neutral, that meant if you wanted to submit
> this again you were expected to do the hard work of making it
> configure things properly on all major distributions.

The major distros supported by Hyper-V include RHEL, SLES, and Ubuntu.
I will put them into the configuration scripts -- is this sufficient?

Thanks,
- Haiyang

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