[Bridge] [PATCH v3] net: bridge: sync fdb to new unicast-filtering ports

Nikolay Aleksandrov nikolay at nvidia.com
Fri Jul 2 15:25:38 UTC 2021

On 02/07/2021 15:07, Wolfgang Bumiller wrote:
> Since commit 2796d0c648c9 ("bridge: Automatically manage
> port promiscuous mode.")
> bridges with `vlan_filtering 1` and only 1 auto-port don't
> set IFF_PROMISC for unicast-filtering-capable ports.
> Normally on port changes `br_manage_promisc` is called to
> update the promisc flags and unicast filters if necessary,
> but it cannot distinguish between *new* ports and ones
> losing their promisc flag, and new ports end up not
> receiving the MAC address list.
> Fix this by calling `br_fdb_sync_static` in `br_add_if`
> after the port promisc flags are updated and the unicast
> filter was supposed to have been filled.
> Fixes: 2796d0c648c9 ("bridge: Automatically manage port promiscuous mode.")
> Signed-off-by: Wolfgang Bumiller <w.bumiller at proxmox.com>
> ---
> Changes to v2:
>   * Added 'fdb_synced' boolean to only unsync on error if it was
>     actually synced.
>     `br_fdb_sync_static()` already unrolls changes if it encounters an
>     error in the middle, so only a successful call will trigger the
>     unsync.
>     I opted for the explicit error handling as I felt that avoiding the
>     error cleanup by moving the code down might be more easily missed in
>     future changes (I just felt safer this way), plus, it's closer to
>     the call which would normally be responsible for doing this which
>     felt more natural to me.
>     I hope this is fine, otherwise I can still move it :-)
>  net/bridge/br_if.c | 17 ++++++++++++++++-
>  1 file changed, 16 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Looks good to me, thanks!
Acked-by: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay at nvidia.com>

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