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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next 0/7] ethtool netlink interface, part 2
From: Michal Kubecek <>
Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 23:10:58 +0100 (CET)

> This shorter series adds support for getting and setting of wake-on-lan
> settings and message mask (originally message level). Together with the
> code already in net-next, this will allow full implementation of
> "ethtool <dev>" and "ethtool -s <dev> ...".
> Older versions of the ethtool netlink series allowed getting WoL settings
> by unprivileged users and only filtered out the password but this was
> a source of controversy so for now, ETHTOOL_MSG_WOL_GET request always
> requires CAP_NET_ADMIN as ETHTOOL_GWOL ioctl request does.

It looks like this will need to be respun at least once, and net-next
is closing today so....

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