[Bridge] Re: [PATCH] fix oops when mangling and brouting and tcpdumping packets (revised)

David S. Miller davem at redhat.com
Wed Aug 25 16:51:39 PDT 2004


On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 14:15:39 -0700
Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at osdl.org> wrote:

> The ebtables brouting chain, traversed through the call
> br_should_route_hook(), can alter a packet. The redirect target
> does this, f.e., to change the MAC destination.
> 
> Bart discovered this and proposed a patch; this is a revised version.
> This version cleans up the handle_bridge code in net/core/dev.c as well
> as getting rid of extra rcu_read_lock and only does the br_port checking
> once.

Looks good, applied.



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