[PATCH v2 1/2] bcm53xx: remove extsw interface on Linksys EA9500

Arınç ÜNAL arinc.unal at arinc9.com
Sat Oct 23 14:09:18 PDT 2021

On 23/10/2021 23:35, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
> On 2021-10-23 21:56, Arınç ÜNAL wrote:
>> Remove extsw interface from the bridge as it's used as a master
>> interface by the DSA driver.
> According to Vivek it's required, I explicitly asked about it:
> https://forum.openwrt.org/t/build-for-linksys-ea9500/1817/984

I suspect the reason for this happening is:
> # For kernels earlier than v5.12, the master interface needs to be
> # brought up manually before the slave ports.https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/networking/dsa/configuration.html#configuration-with-tagging-support

I have a branch running kernel 5.15 on bcm53xx on Asus RT-AC88U. All 
interfaces work fine without adding extsw to the bridge.

A fix should be implemented in a different way than including the extsw 
interface on the bridge (an initscript would do).


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