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Date:   Sat, 19 Sep 2020 19:40:22 -0700
From:   Florian Fainelli <>
To:     Vladimir Oltean <>,,
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 6/9] net: dsa: allow 8021q uppers while the bridge has

On 9/19/2020 6:47 PM, Vladimir Oltean wrote:
> When the bridge has VLAN awareness disabled there isn't any duplication
> of functionality, since the bridge does not process VLAN. Don't deny
> adding 8021q uppers to DSA switch ports in that case. The switch is
> supposed to simply pass traffic leaving the VLAN tag as-is, and the
> stack will happily strip the VLAN tag for all 8021q uppers that exist.
> We need to ensure that there are no 8021q uppers when the user attempts
> to enable bridge vlan_filtering.
> Signed-off-by: Vladimir Oltean <>

Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <>

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