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Date:   Sat, 20 Jun 2020 07:32:28 +0200
From:   Daniel Mack <daniel@...que.org>
To:     Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, Ido Schimmel <idosch@...sch.org>,
        Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>,
        Ivan Vecera <ivecera@...hat.com>,
        Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
Subject: Re: Question on DSA switches, IGMP forwarding and switchdev

Hi Andrew,

Thanks a lot for the quick reply!

On 6/19/20 11:58 PM, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2020 at 11:31:04PM +0200, Daniel Mack wrote:

>> When an IGMP query enters the switch, it is redirected to the CPU port
>> as all 'external' ports are configured for IGMP/MLP snooping by the
>> driver. The issue that I'm seeing is that the Linux bridge does not
>> forward the IGMP frames to any other port, no matter whether the bridge
>> is in snooping mode or not. This needs to happen however, otherwise the
>> stations will not see IGMP queries, and unsolicited membership reports
>> are not being transferred either.
> 
> I think all the testing i've done in this area i've had the bridge
> acting as the IGMP queirer. Hence it has replied to the query, rather
> than forward it out other ports.

Yes, if the bridge is itself generating the queries, this works.

> To get this far, has the bridge determined it is not the elected
> querier?  I guess it must of done. Otherwise it would not be
> forwarding it.

No, the querier is connected to one of the switch ports in a larger
topology. But the bridge must still forward such frames, otherwise IGMP
queries won't reach the senders, and membership reports won't reach the
querier.

> The problem here is:
> 
> https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/v5.8-rc1/source/net/dsa/tag_edsa.c#L159

Ah, right!

> Setting offload_fwd_mark means the switch has forwarded the frame as
> needed to other ports of the switch. If the frame is an IGMP query
> frame, and the bridge is not the elected quierer, i guess we need to
> set this false? Or we need an FDB in the switch to forward it. What
> group address is being used?

If such a frame is ingressing, the software bridge must be able to
forward it again. So I suppose we need to set the forward flag to false
here, yes.


Thanks,
Daniel

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