[Intel-wired-lan] [RFC 1/4] net: support per queue tx_usecs in sysfs

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Wed Dec 2 02:23:42 UTC 2015


From: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli at gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 14:13:34 -0800

> The new interface you propose makes things inconsistent, since we have
> two separate configuration paths (sysfs and ethtool), and it would seem
> better to have per-queue awareness in ethtool, since there is a whole
> bunch of other parameters that could be configured on a per-queue basis.

Agreed, we have to extend ethtool to support this, in order to provide
a consistent interface.

We could even do this by encapsulating one ethtool command within
another, the outer ethtool command says "apply the inner op to
queue(s) N".


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