[Bridge] [PATCH net-next] net: bridge: switchdev: allow port isolation to be offloaded

DENG Qingfang dqfext at gmail.com
Thu Aug 12 06:04:10 UTC 2021


On Thu, Aug 12, 2021 at 12:58:33AM +0300, Vladimir Oltean wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 12, 2021 at 12:52:48AM +0300, Ido Schimmel wrote:
> > 
> > If the purpose is correctness, then this is not the only flag that was
> > missed. BR_HAIRPIN_MODE is also relevant for the data path, for example.
> 
> I never wanted to suggest that I'm giving a comprehensive answer, I just
> answered Qingfang's punctual question here:
> https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/CALW65jbotyW0MSOd-bd1TH_mkiBWhhRCQ29jgn+d12rXdj2pZA@mail.gmail.com/
> 
> Tobias also pointed out the same issue about BR_MULTICAST_TO_UNICAST in
> conjunction with tx_fwd_offload (although the same is probably true even
> without it):
> https://patchwork.kernel.org/project/netdevbpf/cover/20210426170411.1789186-1-tobias@waldekranz.com/
> 
> > Anyway, the commit message needs to be reworded to reflect the true
> > purpose of the patch.
> 
> Agree, and potentially extended with all the bridge port flags which are
> broken without switchdev driver intervention.

So, what else flags should be added to BR_PORT_FLAGS_HW_OFFLOAD?


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