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Date:   Mon, 11 May 2020 16:19:20 -0700
From:   Florian Fainelli <>
To:     Vladimir Oltean <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 1/4] net: dsa: allow drivers to request
 promiscuous mode on master

On 5/11/2020 1:20 PM, Vladimir Oltean wrote:
> From: Vladimir Oltean <>
> Currently DSA assumes that taggers don't mess with the destination MAC
> address of the frames on RX. That is not always the case. Some DSA
> headers are placed before the Ethernet header (ocelot), and others
> simply mangle random bytes from the destination MAC address (sja1105
> with its incl_srcpt option).
> Currently the DSA master goes to promiscuous mode automatically when the
> slave devices go too (such as when enslaved to a bridge), but in
> standalone mode this is a problem that needs to be dealt with.
> So give drivers the possibility to signal that their tagging protocol
> will get randomly dropped otherwise, and let DSA deal with fixing that.
> Signed-off-by: Vladimir Oltean <>

Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <>

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