[Intel-wired-lan] Does a VF know that it is "trusted"?
carolyn.wyborny at intel.com
Tue May 15 17:58:07 UTC 2018
No, the intent is that the VF does not know its trusted or not. It asks and if it *is* trusted, then the PF grants the request. VF only knows if the request was granted or not. That is the current design anyway. Mitch can probably comment more.
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> Subject: Re: [Intel-wired-lan] Does a VF know that it is "trusted"?
> 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.
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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
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