The L3 Master device is just a glue between the core networking code and
device drivers, so it should be selected automatically rather than
requiring to be enabled explicitly.

Signed-off-by: Matteo Croce <>
 drivers/net/Kconfig | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/Kconfig b/drivers/net/Kconfig
index 64d3017ecd01..3dd8a6a6a336 100644
--- a/drivers/net/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/Kconfig
@@ -149,7 +149,7 @@ config MACVTAP
 config IPVLAN
     tristate "IP-VLAN support"
     depends on INET
-    depends on NET_L3_MASTER_DEV
+    select NET_L3_MASTER_DEV
       This allows one to create virtual devices off of a main interface
       and packets will be delivered based on the dest L3 (IPv6/IPv4 addr)

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