Re: [PATCH net-next V6 7/8] net/dcb: Add an optional max rate attribute

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On 4/4/2012 3:58 AM, Amir Vadai wrote:
> Although not specified in 8021Qaz spec, it could be useful to enable drivers
> whose HW supports setting a rate limit for an ETS TC. This patch adds this
> optional attribute to DCB netlink. To use it, drivers should implement and
> register the callbacks ieee_setmaxrate and ieee_getmaxrate. The units are 64
> bits long and specified in Kbps to enable usage over both slow and very fast
> networks.
> Signed-off-by: Amir Vadai <amirv@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
>  include/linux/dcbnl.h |    5 +++++
>  include/net/dcbnl.h   |    2 ++
>  net/dcb/dcbnl.c       |   21 +++++++++++++++++++++
>  3 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/include/linux/dcbnl.h b/include/linux/dcbnl.h
> index 65a2562..ec8e372 100644
> --- a/include/linux/dcbnl.h
> +++ b/include/linux/dcbnl.h
> @@ -67,6 +67,10 @@ struct ieee_ets {
>  	__u8	reco_prio_tc[IEEE_8021QAZ_MAX_TCS];
>  };
> +struct ieee_maxrate {
> +	__u64	tc_maxrate[IEEE_8021QAZ_MAX_TCS];
> +};
> +

And I think the last comment. We really should have a comment here describing
what the tc_maxrate field is. Its described in the commit log but its much
harder for implementers to get it wrong when the struct is annotated.

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