[Intel-wired-lan] Does a VF know that it is "trusted"?

Skidmore, Donald C donald.c.skidmore at intel.com
Tue May 15 17:30:03 UTC 2018


For ixgbevf at least it isn't told it is "trusted" or not.  But you could ask for something that would require it to be and based on the reply you should be able to infer.  

-Don

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> Subject: [Intel-wired-lan] Does a VF know that it is "trusted"?
> 
> If the admin has set the trusted attribute on a VF, e.g.
> 	ip link set dev eth4 vf 1 trust on
> does the vf know it is trusted?
> 
> Is there an accepted (and simple?) way for the VF to check for its trust level?
> 
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