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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 1/2] net: core: Notify on changes to dev->promiscuity.
Fri, Aug 30, 2019 at 09:12:23AM CEST, wrote:
>From: Jiri Pirko <>
>Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2019 08:36:24 +0200
>> The promiscuity is a way to setup the rx filter. So promics == rx filter
>> off. For normal nics, where there is no hw fwd datapath,
>> this coincidentally means all received packets go to cpu.
>You cannot convince me that the HW datapath isn't a "rx filter" too, sorry.

If you look at it that way, then we have 2: rx_filter and hw_rx_filter.
The point is, those 2 are not one item, that is the point I'm trying to
make :/

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