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Date:	Thu, 12 May 2016 16:36:45 +0200
From:	Andrew Lunn <>
To:	Jiri Pirko <>
Subject: Re: [patch net-next 0/4] return offloaded stats as default and
 expose original sw start

On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 11:59:54AM +0200, Jiri Pirko wrote:
> From: Jiri Pirko <>
> Until now we had stats functions return SW statistics. However, it makes
> a lot of sense to return HW stats as default.

Hi Jiri

DSA has always returned the HW stats, i.e, ethtool -S shows the
counters the switch has for the port.

How do you expect ethtool to handle your change? ethtool -S will print
both sets? Or are you thinking of adding a new flag?

I'm just trying to understand the big picture, and how it affects DSA,
if at all.


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