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Date:	Mon, 16 May 2016 11:00:39 +0200
From:	Jiri Pirko <>
To:	Andrew Lunn <>
Cc:	Roopa Prabhu <>,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [patch net-next 1/4] netdevice: add SW statistics ndo

Sun, May 15, 2016 at 05:44:11PM CEST, wrote:
>> I think we don/t understand each other. HW stats always include SW
>> stats. Because whatever goes in or out goes through HW.
>Hi Jiri
>Bit of a corner case, but what about multicast and broadcast? Can you
>do the replication in the switch, so that only a single copy is sent
>from the host to the switch?

If kernel is originator of such packets, it always sends them through
specific netdevs.

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