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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next v8 10/14] ethtool: add LINKINFO_NTF notification
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On 12/22/2019 3:46 PM, Michal Kubecek wrote:
> Send ETHTOOL_MSG_LINKINFO_NTF notification message whenever device link
> settings are modified using ETHTOOL_MSG_LINKINFO_SET netlink message or
> ETHTOOL_SLINKSETTINGS or ETHTOOL_SSET ioctl commands.
>
> The notification message has the same format as reply to LINKINFO_GET
> request. ETHTOOL_MSG_LINKINFO_SET netlink request only triggers the
> notification if there is a change but the ioctl command handlers do not
> check if there is an actual change and trigger the notification whenever
> the commands are executed.
>
> As all work is done by ethnl_default_notify() handler and callback
> functions introduced to handle LINKINFO_GET requests, all that remains is
> adding entries for ETHTOOL_MSG_LINKINFO_NTF into ethnl_notify_handlers and
> ethnl_default_notify_ops lookup tables and calls to ethtool_notify() where
> needed.
>
> Signed-off-by: Michal Kubecek <mkubecek@suse.cz>

Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com>
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Florian

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