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Date:	Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:20:18 -0700
From:	Ben Greear <>
To:	David Laight <David.Laight@...LAB.COM>
CC:	"'Herbert Xu'" <>,
	Eric Dumazet <>,
	David Miller <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] macvlan: Move broadcasts into a work queue

On 04/11/2014 09:11 AM, Ben Greear wrote:
> On 04/11/2014 01:45 AM, David Laight wrote:
>>>> ARP filter would require to inspect the queried IPv4 address, and
>>>> macvlan do not currently have a list of IPv4 addresses per port.
>>> Indeed.  Thanks for snapping us out of our collective daydream :)
>> You could save the info from ARP responses.
>> Whether you want that much layer-breaking is another matter.
>> By the sound of it, it might be worth doing the deep packet
>> inspection at startup.
> I wouldn't want to keep history, but in most network scenarios,
> having only the interface with the matching MAC answer the APR is good
> enough.

I meant to say matching IP instead of matching MAC.


Ben Greear <>
Candela Technologies Inc

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