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RE: [Xen-devel] [xen/stable-2.6.32.x PATCH 0/5] SR-IOV: Backport VF MAC

To: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] [xen/stable-2.6.32.x PATCH 0/5] SR-IOV: Backport VF MAC and VLAN configuration to 2.6.32.x
From: "Rose, Gregory V" <gregory.v.rose@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2010 10:34:06 -0700
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [xen/stable-2.6.32.x PATCH 0/5] SR-IOV: Backport VF MAC and VLAN configuration to 2.6.32.x
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge [mailto:jeremy@xxxxxxxx]
>Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2010 10:31 AM
>To: Rose, Gregory V
>Cc: 'xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx'
>Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [xen/stable-2.6.32.x PATCH 0/5] SR-IOV:
>Backport VF MAC and VLAN configuration to 2.6.32.x
>On 07/15/2010 10:13 AM, Rose, Gregory V wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge [mailto:jeremy@xxxxxxxx]
>>> Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2010 10:05 AM
>>> To: Rose, Gregory V
>>> Cc: 'xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx'
>>> Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [xen/stable-2.6.32.x PATCH 0/5] SR-IOV:
>>> Backport VF MAC and VLAN configuration to 2.6.32.x
>>> On 07/14/2010 01:59 PM, Rose, Gregory V wrote:
>>>> This series of patches is a back port of patches originally inluded
>>>> in the Linux 2.6.34 kernel to the xen/2.6.32.x branch.  Authors of
>>>> the original patches are CC'd.
>>>> The purpose of the patches is to allow configuration of SR-IOV
>>>> function MAC address and VLAN ID via the physical function driver in
>>>> those drivers that support SR-IOV and export the required netdev ops
>>>> functions.
>>>> The commits from the original patches in the Linux 2.6.34 kernel git
>>>> logs are:
>>>> commit fb8a0d9d1bfd1e4355f307e86a6da7209eefd5f3
>>>> commit b280da8d54b8d82b52f368a8703b7ada6c1744d5
>>>> commit 95c26df829ba4a25f40595cadb4c9433883cbe28
>>>> commit ebc08a6f47ee76ecad8e9f26c26e6ec9b46ca659
>>>> commit c02db8c6290bb992442fec1407643c94cc414375
>>> Do you have a git tree I can pull these from?
>> They're in Linus' git tree at kernel.org.
>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6
>I meant the backported versions.  Or do they just rebase with no effort?

Oh, excuse me, I misunderstood.

The patches I posted should apply cleanly to your tree on the 
xen/stable-2.6.32.x branch as of yesterday.  If they don't I can rebase them 
and re-send.

- Greg

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