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SubjectRe: [pci PATCH v5 3/4] ena: Migrate over to unmanaged SR-IOV support
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On Tue, 2018-03-13 at 09:54 +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 08:45:19AM +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> Because binding to pci-stub means that you'd now enable the simple
> SR-IOV for any device bound to PCI stub.  Which often might be the wrong
> thing.

No, *using* it would be the wrong thing (bad root; no biscuit).

Except when the PF doesn't have SR-IOV capability anyway, in which case
who cares.

Or when the PF does have SR-IOV capability and root has ensure that
she's doing the right thing.

I understand the arguments about disallowing root from doing bad
things. Not that I agree with them. But simply changing to a
*different* driver seems pointless.

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