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Status Future consideration
Workspace AIX
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 24, 2021

fcstat and underlying APIs - virtual interface data

fcstat shows -1 for a bunch of stats "from" a virtual adapter (NPIV). That's not what the API returns (all zeroes). If the driver doesn't support that call, there's a way to return that status through the API and say it on the screen. Integer fields with all zeroes from the API and all -1 from fcstat are confusing.

By preference, even the virtual driver would support at least Tx/Rx words and frames and probably count VIO server reboots as either "link failures" or "signal losses".

Idea priority Medium