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Date:   Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:15:22 -0800
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Eelco Chaudron <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net v2] net: openvswitch: fix TTL decrement exception
 action execution

On Mon,  7 Dec 2020 05:08:39 -0500 Eelco Chaudron wrote:
> Currently, the exception actions are not processed correctly as the wrong
> dataset is passed. This change fixes this, including the misleading
> comment.
> In addition, a check was added to make sure we work on an IPv4 packet,
> and not just assume if it's not IPv6 it's IPv4.
> This was all tested using OVS with patch,
> applied and sending packets with a TTL of 1 (and 0), both with IPv4
> and IPv6.
> Fixes: 69929d4c49e1 ("net: openvswitch: fix TTL decrement action netlink message format")
> Signed-off-by: Eelco Chaudron <>
> ---
> v2: - Undid unnessesary paramerter removal from dec_ttl_exception_handler()
>     - Updated commit message to include testing information.

Applied now, and will send to stable soon-ish.


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