[Intel-wired-lan] [next PATCH S37 12/15] i40evf: always activate correct MAC address filter
andrewx.bowers at intel.com
Tue May 17 17:00:06 UTC 2016
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> Subject: [Intel-wired-lan] [next PATCH S37 12/15] i40evf: always activate
> correct MAC address filter
> From: Mitch Williams <mitch.a.williams at intel.com>
> Always add MAC address at the tail of the MAC filter list. Since the device's
> "real" MAC address is added first, it will always be at the beginning of the list.
> This prevents an issue where the "real" MAC filter might not get added if too
> many other filters are added before bringing the interface up.
> Signed-off-by: Mitch Williams <mitch.a.williams at intel.com>
> Change-ID: I34a8aeebeb0cb87a44b24118adc4176c7b943c1c
> Testing Hints : Add a lot of MAC filters before bringing the interface up.
> Ensure it still works on the base MAC address.
> drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40evf/i40evf_main.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
Tested-by: Andrew Bowers <andrewx.bowers at intel.com>
Real mac filter remains at top of filter list regardless of number of MACs added before bringing interface up, tools report hardware MAC
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