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Date:   Sat, 16 Jan 2021 13:59:17 +0800
From:   Xin Long <>
To:     network dev <>,
Cc:     Marcelo Ricardo Leitner <>,
        Neil Horman <>,,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Alexander Duyck <>
Subject: [PATCH net-next] udp: not remove the CRC flag from dev features when need_csum is false

In __skb_udp_tunnel_segment(), when it's a SCTP over VxLAN/GENEVE
packet and need_csum is false, which means the outer udp checksum
doesn't need to be computed, csum_start and csum_offset could be
used by the inner SCTP CRC CSUM for SCTP HW CRC offload.

So this patch is to not remove the CRC flag from dev features when
need_csum is false.

Signed-off-by: Xin Long <>
 net/ipv4/udp_offload.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/ipv4/udp_offload.c b/net/ipv4/udp_offload.c
index ff39e94..1168d18 100644
--- a/net/ipv4/udp_offload.c
+++ b/net/ipv4/udp_offload.c
@@ -68,8 +68,8 @@ static struct sk_buff *__skb_udp_tunnel_segment(struct sk_buff *skb,
 				      (NETIF_F_HW_CSUM | NETIF_F_IP_CSUM))));
 	features &= skb->dev->hw_enc_features;
-	/* CRC checksum can't be handled by HW when it's a UDP tunneling packet. */
-	features &= ~NETIF_F_SCTP_CRC;
+	if (need_csum)
+		features &= ~NETIF_F_SCTP_CRC;
 	/* The only checksum offload we care about from here on out is the
 	 * outer one so strip the existing checksum feature flags and

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