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Date:   Fri, 22 May 2020 15:38:00 +0300
From:   Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay@...ulusnetworks.com>
To:     Vladimir Oltean <olteanv@...il.com>, andrew@...n.ch,
        f.fainelli@...il.com, vivien.didelot@...il.com, davem@...emloft.net
Cc:     jiri@...nulli.us, idosch@...sch.org, kuba@...nel.org,
        ivecera@...hat.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        horatiu.vultur@...rochip.com, allan.nielsen@...rochip.com,
        roopa@...ulusnetworks.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC net-next 10/13] net: bridge: add port flags for host
 flooding

On 22/05/2020 00:10, Vladimir Oltean wrote:
> From: Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@....com>
> 
> In cases where the bridge is offloaded by a switchdev, there are
> situations where we can optimize RX filtering towards the host. To be
> precise, the host only needs to do termination, which it can do by
> responding at the MAC addresses of the slave ports and of the bridge
> interface itself. But most notably, it doesn't need to do forwarding,
> so there is no need to see packets with unknown destination address.
> 
> But there are, however, cases when a switchdev does need to flood to the
> CPU. Such an example is when the switchdev is bridged with a foreign
> interface, and since there is no offloaded datapath, packets need to
> pass through the CPU. Currently this is the only identified case, but it
> can be extended at any time.
> 
> So far, switchdev implementers made driver-level assumptions, such as:
> this chip is never integrated in SoCs where it can be bridged with a
> foreign interface, so I'll just disable host flooding and save some CPU
> cycles. Or: I can never know what else can be bridged with this
> switchdev port, so I must leave host flooding enabled in any case.
> 
> Let the bridge drive the host flooding decision, and pass it to
> switchdev via the same mechanism as the external flooding flags.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@....com>
> ---
>  include/linux/if_bridge.h |  3 +++
>  net/bridge/br_if.c        | 40 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  net/bridge/br_switchdev.c |  4 +++-
>  3 files changed, 46 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/if_bridge.h b/include/linux/if_bridge.h
> index b3a8d3054af0..6891a432862d 100644
> --- a/include/linux/if_bridge.h
> +++ b/include/linux/if_bridge.h
> @@ -49,6 +49,9 @@ struct br_ip_list {
>  #define BR_ISOLATED		BIT(16)
>  #define BR_MRP_AWARE		BIT(17)
>  #define BR_MRP_LOST_CONT	BIT(18)
> +#define BR_HOST_FLOOD		BIT(19)
> +#define BR_HOST_MCAST_FLOOD	BIT(20)
> +#define BR_HOST_BCAST_FLOOD	BIT(21)
>  
>  #define BR_DEFAULT_AGEING_TIME	(300 * HZ)
>  
> diff --git a/net/bridge/br_if.c b/net/bridge/br_if.c
> index a0e9a7937412..aae59d1e619b 100644
> --- a/net/bridge/br_if.c
> +++ b/net/bridge/br_if.c
> @@ -166,6 +166,45 @@ void br_manage_promisc(struct net_bridge *br)
>  	}
>  }
>  
> +static int br_manage_host_flood(struct net_bridge *br)
> +{
> +	const unsigned long mask = BR_HOST_FLOOD | BR_HOST_MCAST_FLOOD |
> +				   BR_HOST_BCAST_FLOOD;
> +	struct net_bridge_port *p, *q;
> +
> +	list_for_each_entry(p, &br->port_list, list) {
> +		unsigned long flags = p->flags;
> +		bool sw_bridging = false;
> +		int err;
> +
> +		list_for_each_entry(q, &br->port_list, list) {
> +			if (p == q)
> +				continue;
> +
> +			if (!netdev_port_same_parent_id(p->dev, q->dev)) {
> +				sw_bridging = true;
> +				break;
> +			}
> +		}
> +
> +		if (sw_bridging)
> +			flags |= mask;
> +		else
> +			flags &= ~mask;
> +
> +		if (flags == p->flags)
> +			continue;
> +
> +		err = br_switchdev_set_port_flag(p, flags, mask);
> +		if (err)
> +			return err;
> +
> +		p->flags = flags;
> +	}
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
>  int nbp_backup_change(struct net_bridge_port *p,
>  		      struct net_device *backup_dev)
>  {
> @@ -231,6 +270,7 @@ static void nbp_update_port_count(struct net_bridge *br)
>  		br->auto_cnt = cnt;
>  		br_manage_promisc(br);
>  	}
> +	br_manage_host_flood(br);
>  }
>  

Can we do this only at port add/del ?
Right now it will be invoked also by br_port_flags_change() upon BR_AUTO_MASK flag change.

>  static void nbp_delete_promisc(struct net_bridge_port *p)
> diff --git a/net/bridge/br_switchdev.c b/net/bridge/br_switchdev.c
> index 015209bf44aa..360806ac7463 100644
> --- a/net/bridge/br_switchdev.c
> +++ b/net/bridge/br_switchdev.c
> @@ -56,7 +56,9 @@ bool nbp_switchdev_allowed_egress(const struct net_bridge_port *p,
>  
>  /* Flags that can be offloaded to hardware */
>  #define BR_PORT_FLAGS_HW_OFFLOAD (BR_LEARNING | BR_FLOOD | \
> -				  BR_MCAST_FLOOD | BR_BCAST_FLOOD)
> +				  BR_MCAST_FLOOD | BR_BCAST_FLOOD | \
> +				  BR_HOST_FLOOD | BR_HOST_MCAST_FLOOD | \
> +				  BR_HOST_BCAST_FLOOD)
>  
>  int br_switchdev_set_port_flag(struct net_bridge_port *p,
>  			       unsigned long flags,
> 

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