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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next 2/6] net: 8021q: vlan_dev: add vid tag to addresses of uc and mc lists
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On 3/1/2019 4:24 AM, Ivan Khoronzhuk wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 08:09:44PM -0800, Florian Fainelli wrote:
>>
>>
>> On 2/26/2019 10:45 AM, Ivan Khoronzhuk wrote:
>>> Update vlan mc and uc addresses with VID tag while propagating
>>> addresses to lower devices, do this only if address is not synced.
>>> It allows at end driver level to distinguish addresses belonging
>>> to vlan devices.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Ivan Khoronzhuk <ivan.khoronzhuk@linaro.org>
>>> ---
>>
>> [snip]
>>
>>>
>>> +u16 vlan_dev_get_addr_vid(struct net_device *dev, const u8 *addr)
>>
>> Having some kernel doc comment here would also be nice.
>
> yes can be: vlan_dev_get_addr_vid - get vlan id the address belongs to
>
>
>>
>>> +{
>>> +    u16 vid = 0;
>>> +
>>> +    if (dev->vid_len != NET_8021Q_VID_TSIZE)
>>> +        return vid;
>>> +
>>> +    vid = addr[dev->addr_len];
>>> +    vid |= (addr[dev->addr_len + 1] & 0xf) << 8;
>>
>> This uses knowledge of the maximum VLAN ID is 4095, which is fine, might
>> be a good idea to add a check on VID not exceeding the maximum VLAN ID
>> number instead of doing a silent truncation?
>
> and then return -1, not sure, just because it's 0 or directly set by vlan
> layer and is verified anyway. But no harm to verify even it looks like
> redundancy.

I would have thought that there would be an existing helper function to
put/get a VLAN identifier into/from two bytes but that is fine as-is.

>
>>
>> [snip]
>>
>>> +static void vlan_dev_align_addr_vid(struct net_device *vlan_dev)
>>> +{
>>> +    struct net_device *real_dev = vlan_dev_real_dev(vlan_dev);
>>> +    struct netdev_hw_addr *ha;
>>> +
>>> +    if (!real_dev->vid_len)
>>> +        return;
>>
>> Should not this check be moved to dev_{mc,uc}_sync? It does not seem to
>> me like this would scale really well across different stacked devices
>> (VLAN, bond, macvlan) as well as underlying drivers (cpsw, dsa, etc.).
>> Or maybe the check should be if vlan_dev->vid_len > real_dev->vid_len ->
>> error, right?
>
> It shouldn't be part of netdev addr module, no any
> vlan_dev_vlan_id(vlan_dev)
> should be there.
>
> It's scaled becouse bond/team ...etc, are ethernet devices and have IVDF
> enabled while configuration. Address propagation always is from leafs to
> real root device, every underneeth device knows nothing about above, so
> check is only in one direction.
>

OK, indeed stacked devices would lead to that, thanks for explaining!
--
Florian

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