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Date:   Tue, 14 Apr 2020 08:47:15 -0700
From:   Florian Fainelli <>
Cc:     Andrew Lunn <>,
        Vivien Didelot <>,
        open list <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net 0/4] net: dsa: b53: Various ARL fixes

David, Jakub,

On 4/13/2020 9:16 PM, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> Hi David, Andrew, Vivien, Jakub,
> This patch series fixes a number of short comings in the existing b53
> driver ARL management logic in particular:
> - we were not looking up the {MAC,VID} tuples against their VID, despite
>   having VLANs enabled
> - the MDB entries (multicast) would lose their validity as soon as a
>   single port in the vector would leave the entry
> - the ARL was currently under utilized because we would always place new
>   entries in bin index #1, instead of using all possible bins available,
>   thus reducing the ARL effective size by 50% or 75% depending on the
>   switch generation

Please do not apply this just yet, this patch issues a dev_warn() which
would be seen even when deleting an entry from the ARL while the table
is full this is undesirable and I also need to update the callers of
b53_arl_op() to check for -ENOSPC specifically. v2 coming, thanks!

> - it was possible to overwrite the ARL entries because no proper space
>   verification was done
> This patch series addresses all of these issues.
> Florian Fainelli (4):
>   net: dsa: b53: Lookup VID in ARL searches when VLAN is enabled
>   net: dsa: b53: Fix valid setting for MDB entries
>   net: dsa: b53: Fix ARL register definitions
>   net: dsa: b53: Rework ARL bin logic
>  drivers/net/dsa/b53/b53_common.c | 31 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
>  drivers/net/dsa/b53/b53_regs.h   |  4 ++--
>  2 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)


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