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From: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay@nvidia.com>
To: Vladimir Oltean <olteanv@gmail.com>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>
Cc: Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch>,
	Vivien Didelot <vivien.didelot@gmail.com>,
	Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com>,
	Tobias Waldekranz <tobias@waldekranz.com>,
	Claudiu Manoil <claudiu.manoil@nxp.com>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Roopa Prabhu <roopa@nvidia.com>, Jiri Pirko <jiri@resnulli.us>,
	Ido Schimmel <idosch@idosch.org>,
	Alexandre Belloni <alexandre.belloni@bootlin.com>,
	UNGLinuxDriver@microchip.com, Ivan Vecera <ivecera@redhat.com>,
	linux-omap@vger.kernel.org,
	Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@nxp.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 net-next 01/11] net: bridge: add helper for retrieving the current bridge port STP state
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 12:33:12 +0200
Message-ID: <2d6ee47b-3fc5-4884-11d3-99544a95219c@nvidia.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210322235152.268695-2-olteanv@gmail.com>

On 23/03/2021 01:51, Vladimir Oltean wrote:
> From: Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@nxp.com>
> 
> It may happen that we have the following topology with DSA or any other
> switchdev driver with LAG offload:
> 
> ip link add br0 type bridge stp_state 1
> ip link add bond0 type bond
> ip link set bond0 master br0
> ip link set swp0 master bond0
> ip link set swp1 master bond0
> 
> STP decides that it should put bond0 into the BLOCKING state, and
> that's that. The ports that are actively listening for the switchdev
> port attributes emitted for the bond0 bridge port (because they are
> offloading it) and have the honor of seeing that switchdev port
> attribute can react to it, so we can program swp0 and swp1 into the
> BLOCKING state.
> 
> But if then we do:
> 
> ip link set swp2 master bond0
> 
> then as far as the bridge is concerned, nothing has changed: it still
> has one bridge port. But this new bridge port will not see any STP state
> change notification and will remain FORWARDING, which is how the
> standalone code leaves it in.
> 
> We need a function in the bridge driver which retrieves the current STP
> state, such that drivers can synchronize to it when they may have missed
> switchdev events.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@nxp.com>
> Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com>
> Reviewed-by: Tobias Waldekranz <tobias@waldekranz.com>
> ---
>  include/linux/if_bridge.h |  6 ++++++
>  net/bridge/br_stp.c       | 14 ++++++++++++++
>  2 files changed, 20 insertions(+)
> 

Acked-by: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay@nvidia.com>




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Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-22 23:51 [PATCH v4 net-next 00/11] Better support for sandwiched LAGs with bridge and DSA Vladimir Oltean
2021-03-22 23:51 ` [PATCH v4 net-next 01/11] net: bridge: add helper for retrieving the current bridge port STP state Vladimir Oltean
2021-03-23 10:33   ` Nikolay Aleksandrov [this message]
2021-03-22 23:51 ` [PATCH v4 net-next 02/11] net: bridge: add helper to retrieve the current ageing time Vladimir Oltean
2021-03-23 10:36   ` Nikolay Aleksandrov
2021-03-22 23:51 ` [PATCH v4 net-next 03/11] net: bridge: add helper to replay port and host-joined mdb entries Vladimir Oltean
2021-03-23 12:00   ` Nikolay Aleksandrov
2021-03-22 23:51 ` [PATCH v4 net-next 04/11] net: bridge: add helper to replay port and local fdb entries Vladimir Oltean
2021-03-23 11:12   ` Nikolay Aleksandrov
2021-03-23 18:11     ` Vladimir Oltean
2021-03-22 23:51 ` [PATCH v4 net-next 05/11] net: bridge: add helper to replay VLANs installed on port Vladimir Oltean
2021-03-23 14:06   ` Nikolay Aleksandrov
2021-03-22 23:51 ` [PATCH v4 net-next 06/11] net: dsa: call dsa_port_bridge_join when joining a LAG that is already in a bridge Vladimir Oltean
2021-03-22 23:51 ` [PATCH v4 net-next 07/11] net: dsa: pass extack to dsa_port_{bridge,lag}_join Vladimir Oltean
2021-03-22 23:51 ` [PATCH v4 net-next 08/11] net: dsa: inherit the actual bridge port flags at join time Vladimir Oltean
2021-03-22 23:51 ` [PATCH v4 net-next 09/11] net: dsa: sync up switchdev objects and port attributes when joining the bridge Vladimir Oltean
2021-03-22 23:51 ` [PATCH v4 net-next 10/11] net: ocelot: call ocelot_netdevice_bridge_join when joining a bridged LAG Vladimir Oltean
2021-03-22 23:51 ` [PATCH v4 net-next 11/11] net: ocelot: replay switchdev events when joining bridge Vladimir Oltean
2021-03-23 22:00 ` [PATCH v4 net-next 00/11] Better support for sandwiched LAGs with bridge and DSA patchwork-bot+netdevbpf

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