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Date:	Wed, 30 Apr 2014 10:46:40 +0800
From:	Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>
To:	Vlad Yasevich <vyasevic@...hat.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
CC:	daniel.lezcano@...e.fr, nightnord@...il.com, kaber@...sh.net,
	eric.dumazet@...il.com, mst@...hat.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 net 1/2] mactap: Fix checksum errors for non-gso packets
 in bridge mode

On 04/29/2014 10:09 PM, Vlad Yasevich wrote:
> The following is a problematic configuration:
>
>  VM1: virtio-net device connected to macvtap0@...0
>  VM2: e1000 device connect to macvtap1@...0
>
> The problem is is that virtio-net supports checksum offloading
> and thus sends the packets to the host with CHECKSUM_PARTIAL set.
> On the other hand, e1000 does not support any acceleration.
>
> For small TCP packets (and this includes the 3-way handshake),
> e1000 ends up receiving packets that only have a partial checksum
> set.  This causes TCP to fail checksum validation and to drop
> packets.  As a result tcp connections can not be established.
>
> Commit 3e4f8b787370978733ca6cae452720a4f0c296b8
> 	macvtap: Perform GSO on forwarding path.
> fixes this issue for large packets wthat will end up undergoing GSO.
> This commit adds a check for the non-GSO case and attempts to
> compute the checksum for partially checksummed packets in the
> non-GSO case.
>
> CC: Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@...e.fr>
> CC: Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>
> CC: Andrian Nord <nightnord@...il.com>
> CC: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
> CC: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@...hat.com>
> CC: Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Vlad Yasevich <vyasevic@...hat.com>
> ---
>  drivers/net/macvtap.c | 9 +++++++++
>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/macvtap.c b/drivers/net/macvtap.c
> index ff111a8..3381c4f 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/macvtap.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/macvtap.c
> @@ -322,6 +322,15 @@ static rx_handler_result_t macvtap_handle_frame(struct sk_buff **pskb)
>  			segs = nskb;
>  		}
>  	} else {
> +		/* If we receive a partial checksum and the tap side
> +		 * doesn't support checksum offload, compute the checksum.
> +		 * Note: it doesn't matter which checksum feature to
> +		 *        check, we either support them all or none.
> +		 */
> +		if (skb->ip_summed == CHECKSUM_PARTIAL &&
> +		    !(features & NETIF_F_ALL_CSUM) &&
> +		    skb_checksum_help(skb))
> +			goto drop;
>  		skb_queue_tail(&q->sk.sk_receive_queue, skb);
>  	}
>  

Acked-by: Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>
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