Out-of-band NIC management
joel at jms.id.au
Wed Jul 24 11:04:31 AEST 2019
On Wed, 17 Jul 2019 at 18:00, Ben Wei <benwei at fb.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 16 Jul 2019 at 21:46, Ben Wei <benwei at fb.com> wrote:
> > > 1. A command line utility (e.g. ncsi-util) to send raw NC-SI commands, useful for debugging and initial NIC bring up,
> > > For example:
> > > ncsi-util -eth0 -ch 0 <raw NC-SI command>
> > The NCSI kernel maintainer, Sam, has written a tool that fits this descirption:
> > https://github.com/sammj/ncsi-netlink
> Thanks, this is exactly what I was looking for!
> One question on this, do you plan add some command-specific parsing. Especially for commands like get version ID, capability & parameters, and various statistics. I think these are especially useful for initial NIC bring up and debugging.
I am sure patches to do this would be accepted.
I won't be doing any work on the tool myself.
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