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Date:   Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:02:23 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] Revert "vxlan: fix tos value before xmit"

From: Hangbin Liu <>
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2020 10:52:41 +0800

> The rough steps are setting vxlan tunnel on OVS. set inner packet tos to
> 1011 1010 (0xba) and outer vxlan to 1111 1100(0xfc). The outer packet's tos
> should be 0xfe at latest as it inherit the inner ECN bit. But with RT_TOS(tos)
> We actually got tos 0x1e as the first 3 bits are omitted.
> Now here is detailed testing steps:

This explains why we need to revert the RT_TOS() change.

I'm asking what testing you did on the original change that added
RT_TOS(), which we reverted, and which didn't fix anything.

I want to know how we got into this situation in the first place,
adding a change that only added negative effects.

Thank you.

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