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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next v8 06/14] ethtool: provide string sets with STRSET_GET request

On 12/22/2019 3:45 PM, Michal Kubecek wrote:
> Requests a contents of one or more string sets, i.e. indexed arrays of
> strings; this information is provided by ETHTOOL_GSSET_INFO and
> ETHTOOL_GSTRINGS commands of ioctl interface. Unlike ioctl interface, all
> information can be retrieved with one request and mulitple string sets can
> be requested at once.
> There are three types of requests:
> - no NLM_F_DUMP, no device: get "global" stringsets
> - no NLM_F_DUMP, with device: get string sets related to the device
> - NLM_F_DUMP, no device: get device related string sets for all devices
> Client can request either all string sets of given type (global or device
> related) or only specific sets. With ETHTOOL_A_STRSET_COUNTS flag set, only
> set sizes (numbers of strings) are returned.
> Signed-off-by: Michal Kubecek <>

Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <>

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