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Date:   Wed, 27 Feb 2019 20:17:34 -0800
From:   Florian Fainelli <>
To:     Ivan Khoronzhuk <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 5/6] net: ethernet: ti: cpsw: update mc filtering
 to use IVDF

On 2/26/2019 10:45 AM, Ivan Khoronzhuk wrote:
> The cpsw can filter multicast addresses only per vlan. Thus if mcast
> address is set for one of them or only for real device it must be
> added for every created vlan consuming ALE table w/o reason. In order to
> simplify dispatching vlan filters, the IVDF recently added is resused.
> In case IVDF is disabled - mc is updated only for real device as before.
> The previous method is harder to reuse and vlan filtering is limited
> only for vlans directly connected to real netdev, so drop it in flavor
> of IVDF decision.
> Signed-off-by: Ivan Khoronzhuk <>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/ti/Kconfig |   1 +
>  drivers/net/ethernet/ti/cpsw.c  | 113 ++++----------------------------
>  2 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 101 deletions(-)

Nice diffstat!

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