[Bridge] [PATCH] fix 802.3ad multicast
vlad at storewiz.com
Sun Apr 9 07:42:54 PDT 2006
On Fri, 2006-04-07 at 16:59 -0700, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Thu, 06 Apr 2006 19:15:06 +0300
> Vlad Drukker <vlad at storewiz.com> wrote:
> > Hi Stephen,
> > there was a bug in bridging bonds.
> > multicast packets needed for 802.3ad netif_carrier_ok() were dropped.
> > attached patch works for me.
> > Cheers,
> > Vlad.
> Making a bonding specific hack like this seems wrong. The
> port could also be disabled during shutdown (for RCU removal),
> and in that case we need to drop the packet.
> There must be a better solution.
you probably right,
skb_bond() looks like a proper place for this, because
netif_receive_skb() needs to call ETH_P_SLOW hadler instead of
the fix is moving to linux-net .
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