[Bridge] [PATCH net-next] net: bridge: when suppression is enabled exclude RARP packets

patchwork-bot+netdevbpf at kernel.org patchwork-bot+netdevbpf at kernel.org
Mon Mar 22 20:50:10 UTC 2021


Hello:

This patch was applied to netdev/net-next.git (refs/heads/master):

On Mon, 22 Mar 2021 17:45:27 +0200 you wrote:
> From: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay at nvidia.com>
> 
> Recently we had an interop issue where RARP packets got suppressed with
> bridge neigh suppression enabled, but the check in the code was meant to
> suppress GARP. Exclude RARP packets from it which would allow some VMWare
> setups to work, to quote the report:
> "Those RARP packets usually get generated by vMware to notify physical
> switches when vMotion occurs. vMware may use random sip/tip or just use
> sip=tip=0. So the RARP packet sometimes get properly flooded by the vtep
> and other times get dropped by the logic"
> 
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - [net-next] net: bridge: when suppression is enabled exclude RARP packets
    https://git.kernel.org/netdev/net-next/c/0353b4a96b7a

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