[Bridge] [PATCH] bridge: Reset IPCB on forward non-local packets in br_handle_frame_finish()

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Wed Nov 2 20:16:50 UTC 2011

From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at vyatta.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2011 13:14:45 -0700

> On Wed, 2 Nov 2011 13:45:29 -0600
> Daniel Robbins <drobbins at funtoo.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 1:31 PM, Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at vyatta.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > What kernel version are you using? There were several previous fixes
>> > in br_netfilter to deal with this type of issue over the last year.
>> It's a kernel from this obscure company called Red Hat, and they
>> include it in this product called Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
>> Specifically, 042stab37.1 :)
>> -Daniel
> The pay for their tech support and have them fix it.
> BTW - the problem was fixed upstream a long time ago, the upstream
> kernel moves fast and RHEL probably froze many months before their
> release.

So the original patch not only wasn't build tested, the submitter also
didn't even check if upstream even _had_ the bug to begin with.

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