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Date:	Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:48:09 -0500 (EST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] vlan: Pass ethtool get_ts_info queries to
 real device.

From: Richard Cochran <>
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:05:35 +0100

> On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 03:15:12AM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
>> This assumes that the same PTP capabilities apply to VLAN-tagged frames.
>> I don't think it's at all safe to assume that RX filter modes other than
>> HWTSTAMP_FILTER_ALL will include VLAN-tagged frames.  I think it is
>> necessary to define additional modes that explicitly include VLAN-tagged
>> frames.
> Unsafe? How?
> Do you mean that some HW cannot identify and time stamp PTP frames
> when VLAN tagged? That is surely disappointing for people who shell
> out money for such cards, but it is hardly unsafe.

Ben, you will have to provide a concrete example of a chip that will
do the wrong thing with Richard's change.

Hypotheticals won't cut it.

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