Re: [PATCH v2 0/3] Add NETIF_F_HW_BR_CAP feature

From: David Miller
Date: Mon Aug 26 2019 - 17:13:43 EST

From: Andrew Lunn <andrew@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2019 14:38:11 +0200

> I'm still not convinced this is needed. The model is, the hardware is
> there to accelerate what Linux can do in software. Any peculiarities
> of the accelerator should be hidden in the driver. If the accelerator
> can do its job without needing promisc mode, do that in the driver.

I completely agree.