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authorVladimir Oltean <>2021-03-16 13:24:10 +0200
committerDavid S. Miller <>2021-03-16 15:13:44 -0700
commitf23f1404ebd37b0b0b120180361db3867359cc0c (patch)
tree11707f52b7f9669d96aacad4f9481ca5deada67e /Documentation/networking
parent7714ee152cd41bb5d2f725662ab3080a0af1aa91 (diff)
Documentation: networking: dsa: remove static port count from limitations
After Vivien's series from 2019 containing commits 27d4d19d7c82 ("net: dsa: remove limitation of switch index value") and ab8ccae122a4 ("net: dsa: add ports list in the switch fabric"), this is basically no longer true. Signed-off-by: Vladimir Oltean <> Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/networking/dsa/dsa.rst b/Documentation/networking/dsa/dsa.rst
index 17d1422ac085..3bca80a53a86 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/dsa/dsa.rst
+++ b/Documentation/networking/dsa/dsa.rst
@@ -382,14 +382,6 @@ DSA data structures are defined in ``include/net/dsa.h`` as well as
Design limitations
-Limits on the number of devices and ports
-DSA currently limits the number of maximum switches within a tree to 4
-(``DSA_MAX_SWITCHES``), and the number of ports per switch to 12 (``DSA_MAX_PORTS``).
-These limits could be extended to support larger configurations would this need
Lack of CPU/DSA network devices
@@ -719,7 +711,6 @@ two subsystems and get the best of both worlds.
Other hanging fruits
-- making the number of ports fully dynamic and not dependent on ``DSA_MAX_PORTS``
- allowing more than one CPU/management interface:
- porting more drivers from other vendors: