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Date:	Thu, 16 Jan 2014 16:07:21 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 2/2] bonding: try to enable SG features
 when adding a new, slave

From: Ding Tianhong <>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:00:35 +0800

> The commit b0ce3508(bonding: allow TSO being set on bonding master)
> has make the TSO being set for bond dev, but in some situation, if
> the slave did not set the NETIF_F_SG features yet, the bond master
> will miss the TSO features in netdev_fix_features because the TSO is
> depended on SG.
> If the slave hw support SG features, but not set yet, I will try to
> open it when enslave the dev, better for performance.
> Signed-off-by: Ding Tianhong <>

I really don't think we should force enable device features in slaves
that perhaps the user intentionally disabled, or perhaps the driver has
a reason to disable by default (lower performance, etc.)

I'm not applying this series, sorry.
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