[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] vmxnet3: initialize receive mode correctly

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Fri Aug 1 16:50:06 CEST 2014

2014-07-25 10:50, Stephen Hemminger:
> The driver must listen to broadcast packets, like other devices.
> Otherwise protocols like ARP won't work!
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen at networkplumber.org>

> -	vmxnet3_dev_set_rxmode(hw, VMXNET3_RXM_UCAST | VMXNET3_RXM_ALL_MULTI, 1);
> +	vmxnet3_dev_set_rxmode(hw, VMXNET3_RXM_UCAST | VMXNET3_RXM_BCAST, 1);

It's also removing multicast at init. No comment so I assume everybody agrees.

Acked-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com>

Applied for version 1.7.1.


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