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SubjectRe: [ovs-dev] [PATCH net-next v8] net: openvswitch: IPv6: Add IPv6 extension header support
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On 2022-03-02 3:59 PM, Eelco Chaudron wrote:
>
>
> On 2 Mar 2022, at 11:50, Roi Dayan wrote:
>
>> On 2022-03-02 12:03 PM, Roi Dayan wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> On 2022-02-25 12:40 PM, patchwork-bot+netdevbpf@kernel.org wrote:
>>>> Hello:
>>>>
>>>> This patch was applied to netdev/net-next.git (master)
>>>> by David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>:
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, 23 Feb 2022 16:54:09 -0800 you wrote:
>>>>> This change adds a new OpenFlow field OFPXMT_OFB_IPV6_EXTHDR and
>>>>> packets can be filtered using ipv6_ext flag.
>>>>>
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Toms Atteka <cpp.code.lv@gmail.com>
>>>>> Acked-by: Pravin B Shelar <pshelar@ovn.org>
>>>>> ---
>>>>>   include/uapi/linux/openvswitch.h |   6 ++
>>>>>   net/openvswitch/flow.c           | 140 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>>>>   net/openvswitch/flow.h           |  14 ++++
>>>>>   net/openvswitch/flow_netlink.c   |  26 +++++-
>>>>>   4 files changed, 184 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>>>>
>>>> Here is the summary with links:
>>>>    - [net-next,v8] net: openvswitch: IPv6: Add IPv6 extension header support
>>>>      https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgit.kernel.org%2Fnetdev%2Fnet-next%2Fc%2F28a3f0601727&amp;data=04%7C01%7Croid%40nvidia.com%7C41e35b6733e34dcf628708d9fc54dc9b%7C43083d15727340c1b7db39efd9ccc17a%7C0%7C0%7C637818263683241778%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&amp;sdata=iaysgYLANYFQo87ELcK9KMesF6u7pWF3cGAHiKB%2FM1E%3D&amp;reserved=0
>>>>
>>>> You are awesome, thank you!
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> After the merge of this patch I fail to do ipv6 traffic in ovs.
>>> Am I missing something?
>>>
>>> ovs-vswitchd.log has this msg
>>>
>>> 2022-03-02T09:52:26.604Z|00013|odp_util(handler1)|WARN|attribute packet_type has length 2 but should have length 4
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Roi
>>
>>
>> I think there is a missing userspace fix. didnt verify yet.
>> but in ovs userspace odp-netlink.h created from datapath/linux/compat/include/linux/openvswitch.h
>> and that file is not synced the change here.
>> So the new enum OVS_KEY_ATTR_IPV6_EXTHDRS is missing and also struct
>> ovs_key_ipv6_exthdrs which is needed in lib/udp-util.c
>> in struct ovs_flow_key_attr_lens to add expected len for
>> OVS_KEY_ATTR_IPV6_EXTHDR.
>
> I guess if this is creating backward compatibility issues, this patch should be reverted/fixed. As a kmod upgrade should not break existing deployments.
>

it looks like it does. we can't work with ovs without reverting this.
can we continue with reverting this commit please?

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