[RFC PATCH] net/ncsi: Add generic netlink family

Joel Stanley joel at jms.id.au
Thu Feb 22 16:21:22 AEDT 2018

On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 4:24 PM, Samuel Mendoza-Jonas
<sam at mendozajonas.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2018-02-15 at 14:50 +1030, Joel Stanley wrote:
>> Would a netlink API mean we would have to write some userspace tools
>> to perform this configuration? Do you have any code for that?
> And after some cleanups we have https://github.com/sammj/ncsi-netlink
> Pretty straightforward piece of python, but it does require python-libnl
> on the BMC which Yocto doesn't package by default.


Where to from here? Do you want more testing on hardware?

Otherwise we should submit it upstream. We don't want to introduce any
dependencies on the userspace API until it is merged by Dave, so
getting the ball rolling is important.



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