[libvirt] Support interface network stats for SR-IOV in Switchdev mode(VF representors)

Daniel P. Berrangé berrange at redhat.com
Wed Jan 31 11:37:36 UTC 2018

On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 05:02:59PM +0530, Jai Singh Rana wrote:
> Hi All,
> Currently libvirt does not support networks interface stats for
> <interface type='hostdev'>.
> With availability of switchdev model in linux, it is possible to
> capture stats for SR-IOV VFs on host using its VF representor
> interface on host for nics supporting switchdev model.
> https://github.com/torvalds/linux/blob/master/Documentation/networking/switchdev.txt
> I want to preapre a patch supporting this feature for hostdev and
> write some function like
> 'virHostdevSwitchdevVfRepresentorInterfaceStats' for returning stats.
> Should I include this function and supporting methods in
> src/util/virhostdev.c or should i include it in new file something
> like src/util/virswitchdev.c .

It is probably best as  src/util/virnetdevhostdev.c

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