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Date:   Fri, 4 Dec 2020 02:35:27 +0200
From:   Vladimir Oltean <>
To:     Tobias Waldekranz <>
Cc:     Andrew Lunn <>,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 net-next 2/4] net: dsa: Link aggregation support

On Thu, Dec 03, 2020 at 10:35:12PM +0100, Tobias Waldekranz wrote:
> - If offloading is available, reject anything that can not be
>   offloaded. My guess is that _any_ hardware offloaded setup will almost
>   always yield a better solution for the user than a software fallback.

For the case where the switch ports are not bridged, just under a bond,
do you expect the hardware offloading to make any sort of difference?
If you don't, then why would we deny software-applied bonding policies?

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