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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next 3/6] net: 8021q: vlan_dev: add vid tag for vlan device own address
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On 3/1/2019 4:28 AM, Ivan Khoronzhuk wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 08:13:34PM -0800, Florian Fainelli wrote:
>>
>>
>> On 2/26/2019 10:45 AM, Ivan Khoronzhuk wrote:
>>> The vlan device address is held separately from uc/mc lists and
>>> handled differently. The vlan dev address is bound with real device
>>> address only if it's inherited from init, in all other cases it's
>>> separate address entry in uc list. With vid set, the address becomes
>>> not inherited from real device after it's set manually as before, but
>>> is part of uc list any way, with appropriate vid tag set. If vid_len
>>> for real device is 0, the behaviour is the same as before this change,
>>> so shouldn't be any impact on systems w/o individual virtual device
>>> filtering (IVDF) enabled. This allows to control and sync vlan device
>>> address and disable concrete vlan packet income when vlan interface is
>>> down.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Ivan Khoronzhuk <ivan.khoronzhuk@linaro.org>
>>> ---
>>
>> [snip]
>>
>>>
>>> +static int vlan_dev_add_addr(struct net_device *dev, u8 *addr)
>>> +{
>>> +    struct net_device *real_dev = vlan_dev_real_dev(dev);
>>> +    unsigned char naddr[ETH_ALEN + NET_8021Q_VID_TSIZE];
>>> +
>>> +    if (real_dev->vid_len) {
>>
>> Don't you need to check that real_dev->vid_len is >= NET_8021Q_VID_TSIZE
>> here?
>
> vid_len for all eth devices or 0 or NET_8021Q_VID_TSIZE and used here
> only as
> a flag that different addressing scheme is used.
> vlan_dev_set_addr_vid() do copy only < NET_8021Q_VID_TSIZE anyway.
>
> Can add the following to be sure:
> if (real_dev->vid_len) {
>     if (real_dev->vid_len != NET_8021Q_VID_TSIZE)
>         return -1;
>     ....
> }
>
> But frankly, if this happens the system is ill and this check can't help
> it.

Fair enough. All of your responses below make sense to me, thanks!
--
Florian

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