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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next] net: dsa: tag_dsa: Fix tx from VLAN uppers on non-filtering bridges
On Mon, Mar 07, 2022 at 12:05:48PM +0100, Tobias Waldekranz wrote:
> In this situation (VLAN filtering disabled on br0):
> br0.10
> /
> br0
> / \
> swp0 swp1
> When a frame is transmitted from the VLAN upper, the bridge will send
> it down to one of the switch ports with forward offloading
> enabled. This will cause tag_dsa to generate a FORWARD tag. Before
> this change, that tag would have it's VID set to 10, even though VID
> 10 is not loaded in the VTU.
> Before the blamed commit, the frame would trigger a VTU miss and be
> forwarded according to the PVT configuration. Now that all fabric
> ports are in 802.1Q secure mode, the frame is dropped instead.
> Therefore, restrict the condition under which we rewrite an 802.1Q tag
> to a DSA tag. On standalone port's, reuse is always safe since we will
> always generate FROM_CPU tags in that case. For bridged ports though,
> we must ensure that VLAN filtering is enabled, which in turn
> guarantees that the VID in question is loaded into the VTU.
> Fixes: d352b20f4174 ("net: dsa: mv88e6xxx: Improve multichip isolation of standalone ports")
> Signed-off-by: Tobias Waldekranz <>

Thanks Tobias

Tested-by: Andrew Lunn <>


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