[Bridge] [PATCH AUTOSEL 4.20 099/105] net: bridge: Mark FDB entries that were added by user as such

Sasha Levin sashal at kernel.org
Wed Feb 13 02:33:30 UTC 2019

From: Ido Schimmel <idosch at mellanox.com>

[ Upstream commit 710ae72877378e7cde611efd30fe90502a6e5b30 ]

Externally learned entries can be added by a user or by a switch driver
that is notifying the bridge driver about entries that were learned in

In the first case, the entries are not marked with the 'added_by_user'
flag, which causes switch drivers to ignore them and not offload them.

The 'added_by_user' flag can be set on externally learned FDB entries
based on the 'swdev_notify' parameter in br_fdb_external_learn_add(),
which effectively means if the created / updated FDB entry was added by
a user or not.

Fixes: 816a3bed9549 ("switchdev: Add fdb.added_by_user to switchdev notifications")
Signed-off-by: Ido Schimmel <idosch at mellanox.com>
Reported-by: Alexander Petrovskiy <alexpe at mellanox.com>
Reviewed-by: Petr Machata <petrm at mellanox.com>
Cc: Roopa Prabhu <roopa at cumulusnetworks.com>
Cc: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay at cumulusnetworks.com>
Cc: bridge at lists.linux-foundation.org
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal at kernel.org>
 net/bridge/br_fdb.c | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/net/bridge/br_fdb.c b/net/bridge/br_fdb.c
index e56ba3912a90..8b8abf88befb 100644
--- a/net/bridge/br_fdb.c
+++ b/net/bridge/br_fdb.c
@@ -1102,6 +1102,8 @@ int br_fdb_external_learn_add(struct net_bridge *br, struct net_bridge_port *p,
 			err = -ENOMEM;
 			goto err_unlock;
+		if (swdev_notify)
+			fdb->added_by_user = 1;
 		fdb->added_by_external_learn = 1;
 		fdb_notify(br, fdb, RTM_NEWNEIGH, swdev_notify);
 	} else {
@@ -1121,6 +1123,9 @@ int br_fdb_external_learn_add(struct net_bridge *br, struct net_bridge_port *p,
 			modified = true;
+		if (swdev_notify)
+			fdb->added_by_user = 1;
 		if (modified)
 			fdb_notify(br, fdb, RTM_NEWNEIGH, swdev_notify);

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