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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen-netfront: report link speed to ethtool
From: Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 17:46:34 +0000
> On Fri, 2011-11-18 at 17:48 +0100, Olaf Hering wrote:
>> Add .get_settings function, return fake data so that ethtool can get
>> enough information. For some application like VCS, this is useful,
>> otherwise some of application logic will get panic.
>> The reported data refers to VMWare vmxnet.
>> Signed-off-by: Xin Wei Hu <xwhu@xxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Chunyan Liu <cyliu@xxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Olaf Hering <olaf@xxxxxxxxx>
> NAK, we should not just make things up.
Agreed, if you cannot determine the values with certainty do not
implement this method.
Fix the tools which cannot function without this information.
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