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[ethtool,v3,4/4] ethtool: Update manpages to reflect changes to getmodule (-m) command

Message ID 1623148348-2033898-5-git-send-email-moshe@nvidia.com (mailing list archive)
State Superseded
Delegated to: Michal Kubecek
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Series Extend module EEPROM API | expand


Context Check Description
netdev/tree_selection success Not a local patch

Commit Message

Moshe Shemesh June 8, 2021, 10:32 a.m. UTC
From: Vladyslav Tarasiuk <vladyslavt@nvidia.com>

Add page, bank and i2c parameters and mention change in offset and
length treatment if either one of new parameters is specified by the

Signed-off-by: Vladyslav Tarasiuk <vladyslavt@nvidia.com>
Reviewed-by: Moshe Shemesh <moshe@nvidia.com>
 ethtool.8.in | 14 ++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 14 insertions(+)
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diff --git a/ethtool.8.in b/ethtool.8.in
index 5afde0d..115322a 100644
--- a/ethtool.8.in
+++ b/ethtool.8.in
@@ -365,6 +365,9 @@  ethtool \- query or control network driver and hardware settings
 .B2 hex on off
 .BN offset
 .BN length
+.BN page
+.BN bank
+.BN i2c
 .B ethtool \-\-show\-priv\-flags
 .I devname
@@ -1173,6 +1176,17 @@  Changes the number of multi-purpose channels.
 Retrieves and if possible decodes the EEPROM from plugin modules, e.g SFP+, QSFP.
 If the driver and module support it, the optical diagnostic information is also
 read and decoded.
+When either one of
+.I page,
+.I bank
+.I i2c
+parameters is specified, dumps only of a single page or its portion is
+allowed. In such a case
+.I offset
+.I length
+parameters are treated relatively to EEPROM page boundaries.
 .B \-\-show\-priv\-flags
 Queries the specified network device for its private flags.  The