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Date:   Mon, 29 Aug 2022 17:08:23 +0200
To:     Ido Schimmel <>
        Florian Fainelli <>,
        Andrew Lunn <>,
        Vivien Didelot <>,
        Vladimir Oltean <>,
        Eric Dumazet <>,
        Paolo Abeni <>,
        Kurt Kanzenbach <>,
        Hauke Mehrtens <>,
        Woojung Huh <>,, Sean Wang <>,
        Landen Chao <>,
        DENG Qingfang <>,
        Matthias Brugger <>,
        Claudiu Manoil <>,
        Alexandre Belloni <>,
        Jiri Pirko <>,
        Ivan Vecera <>,
        Roopa Prabhu <>,
        Nikolay Aleksandrov <>,
        Shuah Khan <>,
        Christian Marangi <>,
        Daniel Borkmann <>,
        Yuwei Wang <>,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 net-next 6/6] selftests: forwarding: add test of
 MAC-Auth Bypass to locked port tests

On 2022-08-29 16:37, Ido Schimmel wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2022 at 02:04:42PM +0200, 
> wrote:
>> On 2022-08-29 13:32, Ido Schimmel wrote:
>> Port association is needed for MAB to work at all on mv88e6xxx, but 
>> for
>> 802.1X port association is only needed for dynamic ATU entries.
> Ageing of dynamic entries in the bridge requires learning to be on as
> well, but in these test cases you are only using static entries and
> there is no reason to enable learning in the bridge for that. I prefer
> not to leak this mv88e6xxx implementation detail to user space and
> instead have the driver enable port association based on whether
> "learning" or "mab" is on.

Then it makes most sense to have the mv88e6xxx driver enable port 
association when then port is locked, as it does now.

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