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Date:   Sat, 17 Oct 2020 15:13:36 -0700
From:   Florian Fainelli <>
To:     Vladimir Oltean <>,
        Christian Eggers <>,
        Kurt Kanzenbach <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 01/13] net: dsa: add plumbing for custom netdev

On 10/17/2020 2:35 PM, Vladimir Oltean wrote:
> DSA needs to push a header onto every packet on TX, and this might cause
> reallocation under certain scenarios, which might affect, for example,
> performance.
> But reallocated packets are not standardized in struct pcpu_sw_netstats,
> struct net_device_stats or anywhere else, it seems, so we need to roll
> our own extra netdevice statistics and expose them to ethtool.
> Signed-off-by: Vladimir Oltean <>
> ---
Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <>

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