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Date:   Wed, 06 May 2020 20:14:15 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net,v4] net: flow_offload: skip hw stats check for

From: Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
Date: Wed,  6 May 2020 20:34:50 +0200

> This patch adds FLOW_ACTION_HW_STATS_DONT_CARE which tells the driver
> that the frontend does not need counters, this hw stats type request
> never fails. The FLOW_ACTION_HW_STATS_DISABLED type explicitly requests
> the driver to disable the stats, however, if the driver cannot disable
> counters, it bails out.
> TCA_ACT_HW_STATS_* maintains the 1:1 mapping with FLOW_ACTION_HW_STATS_*
> except by disabled which is mapped to FLOW_ACTION_HW_STATS_DISABLED
> (this is 0 in tc). Add tc_act_hw_stats() to perform the mapping between
> Fixes: 319a1d19471e ("flow_offload: check for basic action hw stats type")
> Signed-off-by: Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
> ---
> v4: Update mlxsw as Jiri prefers.

Applied, thank you.

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