[Bridge] Re: [PATCH 2/4] bridge: drop PAUSE frames

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Wed Apr 25 22:07:21 PDT 2007


From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at linux-foundation.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 16:47:39 -0700

> Pause frames should never make it out of the network device into
> the stack. But if a device was misconfigured, it might happen.
> So drop pause frames in bridge.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at linux-foundation.org>

It can happen when in promiscuous mode, but that's the only
legal case I can think of.

But that case shouldn't be hitting this path I don't think.

So this change is borderline and if anything we should put
an assertion somewhere maybe, but applied for now.



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