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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 net-next 14/24] net: dsa: Introduce driver for NXP SJA1105 5-port L2 switch
On Sat, Apr 13, 2019 at 04:28:12AM +0300, Vladimir Oltean wrote:
> At this moment the following is supported:
> * Link state management through phylib
> * Autonomous L2 forwarding managed through iproute2 bridge commands. The
> switch ports are initialized in a mode where they can only talk to the
> CPU port. However, IP termination must be done currently through the
> master netdevice.

Please could you explain that last sentence in more detail. Normally
the master device is just a dumb pipe. Nothing, except tcpdump,
uses it.

Thanks

Andrew

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