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Date:   Wed, 20 May 2020 14:06:17 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Huazhong Tan <>
Cc:     <>, <>,
        <>, <>,
        <>, <>,
        GuoJia Liao <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 1/2] net: hns3: adds support for dynamic VLAN

On Wed, 20 May 2020 09:20:12 +0800 Huazhong Tan wrote:
> From: GuoJia Liao <>
> There is a scenario which needs vNICs enable the VLAN filter
> in access port, while disable the VLAN filter in trunk port.
> Access port and trunk port can switch according to the user's
> configuration.
> This patch adds support for the dynamic VLAN mode. then the
> HNS3 driver can support two VLAN modes: default VLAN mode and
> dynamic VLAN mode. User can switch the mode through the
> configuration file.

What configuration file? Sounds like you're reimplementing trusted 
VFs (ndo_set_vf_trust).

> In default VLAN mode, port based VLAN filter and VF VLAN
> filter should always be enabled.
> In dynamic VLAN mode, port based VLAN filter is disabled, and
> VF VLAN filter is disabled defaultly, and should be enabled
> when there is a non-zero VLAN ID. In addition, VF VLAN filter
> is enabled if PVID is enabled for vNIC.
> When enable promisc, VLAN filter should be disabled. When disable
> promisc, VLAN filter's status depends on the value of
> 'vport->vf_vlan_en', which is used to record the VF VLAN filter
> status.
> In default VLAN mode, 'vport->vf_vlan_en' always be 'true', so
> VF VLAN filter will set to be enabled after disabling promisc.
> In dynamic VLAN mode, 'vport->vf_vlan_en' lies on whether there
> is a non-zero VLAN ID.
> Signed-off-by: GuoJia Liao <>
> Signed-off-by: Huazhong Tan <>

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