[PATCH v5 2/6] staging: fsl-dpaa2/ethsw: Add Freescale DPAA2 Ethernet Switch driver

Andrew Lunn andrew at lunn.ch
Tue Mar 13 15:26:14 UTC 2018

> Hello Andrew,
> The current driver implementation uses only a single FDB for the switch,
> so  it is not possible configure multiple flooding domains to accommodate
> ports partitioning.

Ah, O.K. Rather than break somebodies network by wrongly flooding, it
would be better to return -EOPNOTSUPP when the requirement for the
second FDB is met. The offload to hardware will then not happen, and
the software bridge will do all the work.


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