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Date:	Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:44:09 -0400
From:	Jamal Hadi Salim <>
To:	Santosh Shilimkar <>,
	David Miller <>
CC:,,,,,,, Benjamin LaHaise <>,
	shrijeet Mukherjee <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/3] net: Add Keystone NetCP ethernet driver support

On 09/08/14 10:41, Santosh Shilimkar wrote:

>> The NetCP plugin module infrastructure use all the standard kernel
>> infrastructure and its very tiny.

So i found this manual here:

Glad there is an open document!
There are a couple of ethernet switch chips I can spot there.

Can i control those with "bridge" or say "brctl" utilities?

I can see the bridge ports are exposed and i should be able to
control them via ifconfig or ip link. Thats what "standard
kernel infrastructure" means. Magic hidden in a driver is

Take a look at recent netconf discussion (as well as earlier
referenced discussions):

Maybe we can help providing you some direction?
The problem is it doesnt seem that the offload specs for
those other pieces are open? e.g how do i add an entry
to the L2 switch?

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