Patchwork [net,4/4] be2net: Fix to receive Multicast Packets when Promiscuous mode is enabled on certain devices

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Submitter Ajit Khaparde
Date May 1, 2013, 7:38 p.m.
Message ID <20130501193824.GA3841@emulex.com>
Download mbox | patch
Permalink /patch/240803/
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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Ajit Khaparde - May 1, 2013, 7:38 p.m.
When a user requests Promiscuous mode on SkyHawk-R devices,
the FW enables Desparate Promiscuous mode.
Due to this, we need to explicitly enable Multicast Promiscuous mode
so that Multicast packets are received as well.

This patch fixes that.

Signed-off-by: Ajit Khaparde <ajit.khaparde@emulex.com>
---
 drivers/net/ethernet/emulex/benet/be_cmds.c |    6 ++++--
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/emulex/benet/be_cmds.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/emulex/benet/be_cmds.c
index 3c1632a..c4a3e20 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/emulex/benet/be_cmds.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/emulex/benet/be_cmds.c
@@ -1764,10 +1764,12 @@  int be_cmd_rx_filter(struct be_adapter *adapter, u32 flags, u32 value)
 	req->if_id = cpu_to_le32(adapter->if_handle);
 	if (flags & IFF_PROMISC) {
 		req->if_flags_mask = cpu_to_le32(BE_IF_FLAGS_PROMISCUOUS |
-					BE_IF_FLAGS_VLAN_PROMISCUOUS);
+					BE_IF_FLAGS_VLAN_PROMISCUOUS |
+					BE_IF_FLAGS_MCAST_PROMISCUOUS);
 		if (value == ON)
 			req->if_flags = cpu_to_le32(BE_IF_FLAGS_PROMISCUOUS |
-						BE_IF_FLAGS_VLAN_PROMISCUOUS);
+						BE_IF_FLAGS_VLAN_PROMISCUOUS |
+						BE_IF_FLAGS_MCAST_PROMISCUOUS);
 	} else if (flags & IFF_ALLMULTI) {
 		req->if_flags_mask = req->if_flags =
 				cpu_to_le32(BE_IF_FLAGS_MCAST_PROMISCUOUS);