Re: [PATCH net-next v6 04/15] ethtool: introduce ethtool netlink interface

From: Johannes Berg
Date: Mon Jul 08 2019 - 14:13:06 EST

On Mon, 2019-07-08 at 19:27 +0200, Michal Kubecek wrote:
> Second reason is that with 8-bit genetlink command/message id, the space
> is not as infinite as it might seem.

FWIW, there isn't really any good reason for this, we have like 16
reserved bits in the genl header.

OTOH, having a LOT of ops will certainly cost space in the kernel