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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 net-next 14/24] net: dsa: Introduce driver for NXP SJA1105 5-port L2 switch
Hi Andrew,

All I'm saying is that at this point in time (patch 14/24), the driver
is being introduced with DSA_TAG_PROTO_NONE. Then support for traffic
and switch tagging is added later on (18/24). I was just explaining
what can be done with the driver up to this point in the patchset.


On Sat, 13 Apr 2019 at 18:43, Andrew Lunn <> wrote:
> 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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