[Bridge] [PATCH net-next] bridge: Propagate NETDEV_NOTIFY_PEERS notifier

Hangbin Liu liuhangbin at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 04:09:49 UTC 2021

After adding bridge as upper layer of bond/team, we usually clean up the
IP address on bond/team and set it on bridge. When there is a failover,
bond/team will not send gratuitous ARP since it has no IP address.
Then the down layer(e.g. VM tap dev) of bridge will not able to receive
this notification.

Make bridge to be able to handle NETDEV_NOTIFY_PEERS notifier.

Signed-off-by: Hangbin Liu <liuhangbin at gmail.com>
 net/bridge/br.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/net/bridge/br.c b/net/bridge/br.c
index ef743f94254d..b6a0921bb498 100644
--- a/net/bridge/br.c
+++ b/net/bridge/br.c
@@ -125,6 +125,7 @@ static int br_device_event(struct notifier_block *unused, unsigned long event, v
 		/* Forbid underlying device to change its type. */
 		return NOTIFY_BAD;
 		/* Propagate to master device */
 		call_netdevice_notifiers(event, br->dev);

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