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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next 0/7] ethtool netlink interface, part 2
On Mon, Jan 27, 2020 at 10:40:49AM +0100, David Miller wrote:
> 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....

The problem with ethnl_parse_header() name not making it obvious that it
takes a reference is not introduced in this series, the function is
already in net-next so that it does not matter if this series is merged
or not. Other than that, there is only the missing "the" in


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