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Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v9 1/4] virtio_net: Introduce VIRTIO_NET_F_STANDBY feature bit

On 4/28/2018 12:50 AM, Jiri Pirko wrote:
Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 07:06:57PM CEST, sridhar.samudrala@intel.com wrote:
This feature bit can be used by hypervisor to indicate virtio_net device to
act as a standby for another device with the same MAC address.

VIRTIO_NET_F_STANDBY is defined as bit 62 as it is a device feature bit.

Signed-off-by: Sridhar Samudrala <sridhar.samudrala@intel.com>
drivers/net/virtio_net.c        | 2 +-
include/uapi/linux/virtio_net.h | 3 +++
2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/virtio_net.c b/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
index 3b5991734118..51a085b1a242 100644
--- a/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
+++ b/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
@@ -2999,7 +2999,7 @@ static struct virtio_device_id id_table[] = {
This is not part of current qemu master (head 6f0c4706b35dead265509115ddbd2a8d1af516c1)
Were I can find the qemu code?

Also, I think it makes sense to push HW (qemu HW in this case) first
and only then the driver.

I had sent qemu patch with a couple of earlier versions of this patchset.
Will include it when i send out v10.

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