[PATCH] netifd: system-linux: add dev_type info for ubus network.device status

Philip Prindeville philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com
Tue Jan 11 10:51:44 PST 2022

> On Dec 7, 2021, at 5:26 AM, Jo-Philipp Wich <jo at mein.io> wrote:
> Hi,
>> I have now taken a look at your suggestion.
>> Unfortunately, I found that not all network interfaces have set the DEVTYPE
>> attribute set in their uevent file. I have not yet found any information
>> who sets this value. Does this do the driver or the subsystem?
> afair it is set by the responsible driver.
>> [...]
>> The question now if this DEVTYPE is not set what should we do?
> I think in case of an absent DEVTYPE variable you can assume "ethernet" as
> fallback (cross check with /sys/class/net/*/type == 1).

What do IP-level devices (like GRE or IP-over-IP) tunnels do?


> Another approach would be falling back to your original mapping in case
> DEVTYPE is not present (so 1->ethernet, 24->ppp, etc.)
> ~ Jo

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