Re: [PATCH v3 1/2] net: core: Notify on changes to dev->promiscuity.

From: David Miller
Date: Fri Aug 30 2019 - 03:12:28 EST

From: Jiri Pirko <jiri@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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.