[Bridge] [PATCH] bridge: mark packets sent to any local mac address as PACKET_HOST

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Wed Jun 25 23:13:35 UTC 2014

On Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:33:35 +0200
Maxime Bizon <mbizon at freebox.fr> wrote:

> The bridge code only set PACKET_HOST on packets sent to the bridge mac
> address, packets sent to other local mac addresses are sent to upper
> layers, but ignored because they are marked as PACKET_OTHERHOST.
> Signed-off-by: Maxime Bizon <mbizon at freebox.fr>

What are you trying to do? Bridge device itself only has one MAC address.
Are you trying to run macvlan on top of bridge?
We only respond to ARP with bridge's MAC address.

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