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Date:   Mon, 17 Aug 2020 10:39:00 +0200
From:   Bjørn Mork <>
To:     Linus Lüssing <>
        Nikolay Aleksandrov <>,
        Roopa Prabhu <>,,,,
        "David S . Miller" <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH net-next] bridge: Implement MLD Querier wake-up calls / Android bug workaround

Linus Lüssing <> writes:

> Currently there are mobile devices (e.g. Android) which are not able
> to receive and respond to MLD Queries reliably because the Wifi driver
> filters a lot of ICMPv6 when the device is asleep - including
> MLD. This in turn breaks IPv6 communication when MLD Snooping is
> enabled. However there is one ICMPv6 type which is allowed to pass and
> which can be used to wake up the mobile device: ICMPv6 Echo Requests.

This is not a bug.  They are deliberately breaking IPv6 because they
consider this a feature.  You should not try to work around such issues.
It is a fight you cannot win.  Any workaround will only encourage them
to come up with new ways to break IPv6.


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