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From: Vladimir Oltean <>
To: DENG Qingfang <>
Cc: Roopa Prabhu <>,
	Nikolay Aleksandrov <>,
	David Miller <>, Andrew Lunn <>,
	Florian Fainelli <>,
	Jakub Kicinski <>,,
	netdev <>,
	Vivien Didelot <>
Subject: Re: Bridge port isolation offload
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 13:42:51 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210810104251.k7w76aqlvsvb3jcy@skbuf> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Tue, Aug 10, 2021 at 12:40:49PM +0800, DENG Qingfang wrote:
> Hi,
> Bridge port isolation flag (BR_ISOLATED) was added in commit
> 7d850abd5f4e. But switchdev does not offload it currently.
> It should be easy to implement in drivers, just like bridge offload
> but prevent isolated ports to communicate with each other.
> Your thoughts?

If nothing else, do add BR_ISOLATED to BR_PORT_FLAGS_HW_OFFLOAD so that
switchdev drivers which have an offloaded data plane have a chance to
reject this new bridge port flag if they don't support it yet.

      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-08-10 10:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-10  4:40 Bridge port isolation offload DENG Qingfang
2021-08-10  9:43 ` Florian Fainelli
2021-08-10 10:42 ` Vladimir Oltean [this message]

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