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Date:	Thu, 12 Apr 2007 14:45:07 -0700
From:	Ben Greear <greearb@...delatech.com>
To:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
CC:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, Jerome Borsboom <j.borsboom@...smusmc.nl>
Subject: Re: Fw: [PATCH] allow VLAN interface on top of bridge interface

Andrew Morton wrote:
> 
> Begin forwarded message:
> 
> Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2007 21:50:00 +0200 (CEST)
> From: Jerome Borsboom <j.borsboom@...smusmc.nl>
> To: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
> Subject: [PATCH] allow VLAN interface on top of bridge interface
> 
> 
> When a VLAN interface is created on top of a bridge interface and 
> netfilter is enabled to see the bridged packets, the packets can be 
> corrupted when passing through the netfilter code. This is caused by the 
> VLAN driver not setting the 'protocol' and 'nh' members of the sk_buff 
> structure. In general, this is no problem as the VLAN interface is mostly 
> connected to a physical ethernet interface which does not use the 
> 'protocol' and 'nh' members. For a bridge interface, however, these 
> members do matter.

Why only do this inside that if clause?  I can see only setting
nh.raw in that clause, but it seems like the protocol should be set
regardless.

Thanks,
Ben


> 
> Signed-off-by: Jerome Borsboom <j.borsboom@...smusmc.nl>
> 
> 
> --- linux-2.6.20/net/8021q/vlan_dev.c 2007-02-04 19:44:54.000000000 +0100 
> +++ linux-2.6.20/net/8021q/vlan_dev.c 2007-04-12 21:12:17.000000000 +0200 
> @@ -380,6 +380,9 @@
>   		} else {
>   			vhdr->h_vlan_encapsulated_proto = htons(len);
>   		}
> +
> +		skb->protocol = htons(ETH_P_8021Q);
> +		skb->nh.raw = skb->data;
>   	}
> 
>   	/* Before delegating work to the lower layer, enter our MAC-address */
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Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

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