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Date:	Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:02:28 +0100
From:	Oliver Neukum <>
To:	Olivier Blin <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net 0/3] cdc-ether: handle promiscuous mode

On Fri, 2014-10-24 at 19:42 +0200, Olivier Blin wrote:
> Hi,
> Since kernel 3.16, my Lenovo USB network adapters (RTL8153) using
> cdc-ether are not working anymore in a bridge.
> This is due to commit c472ab68ad67db23c9907a27649b7dc0899b61f9, which
> resets the packet filter when the device is bound.
> The default packet filter set by cdc-ether does not include
> promiscuous, while the adapter seemed to have promiscuous enabled by
> default.
> This patch series allows to support promiscuous mode for cdc-ether, by
> hooking into set_rx_mode.
> Incidentally, maybe this device should be handled by the r8152 driver,
> but this patch series is still nice for other adapters.

Acked-by: Oliver Neukum <>


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