[Bridge] [PATCH net-next v2] Documentation: networking: Clarify switchdev devices behavior

Ido Schimmel idosch at mellanox.com
Fri Jan 4 13:58:40 UTC 2019


On Thu, Jan 03, 2019 at 02:47:02PM -0800, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> +A switchdev driver can also refuse to support dynamic toggling of the VLAN
> +filtering knob at runtime and require a destruction of the bridge device(s) and
> +a creation of new bridge device(s) with a different VLAN filtering value to
> +ensure VLAN awareness is pushed down to the HW.

...

> +Similarly to VLAN filtering, if dynamic toggling of the IGMP snooping

I think you meant to continue this sentence with something about vetoing
the operation. Note that it is not currently possible as
br_mc_disabled_update() returns void. Can be extended if needed.

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> 2.17.1
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