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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next] net: ethernet: ti: cpsw: use for mcast entries only host port
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From: Ivan Khoronzhuk <ivan.khoronzhuk@linaro.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 19:06:29 +0300

> In dual-emac mode the cpsw driver sends directed packets, that means
> that packets go to the directed port, but an ALE lookup is performed
> to determine untagged egress only. It means that on tx side no need
> to add port bit for ALE mcast entry mask, and basically ALE entry
> for port identification is needed only on rx side.
>
> So, add only host port in dual_emac mode as used directed
> transmission, and no need in one more port. For single port boards
> and switch mode all ports used, as usual, so no changes for them.
> Also it simplifies farther changes.
>
> In other words, mcast entries for dual-emac should behave exactly
> like unicast. It also can help avoid leaking packets between ports
> with same vlan on h/w level if ports could became members of same vid.
>
> So now, for instance, if mcast address 33:33:00:00:00:01 is added then
> entries in ALE table:
>
> vid = 1, addr = 33:33:00:00:00:01, port_mask = 0x1
> vid = 2, addr = 33:33:00:00:00:01, port_mask = 0x1
>
> Instead of:
> vid = 1, addr = 33:33:00:00:00:01, port_mask = 0x3
> vid = 2, addr = 33:33:00:00:00:01, port_mask = 0x5
>
> With the same considerations, set only host port for unregistered
> mcast for dual-emac mode in case of IFF_ALLMULTI is set, exactly like
> it's done in cpsw_ale_set_allmulti().
>
> Signed-off-by: Ivan Khoronzhuk <ivan.khoronzhuk@linaro.org>

Applied.

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