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Date:   Thu, 15 Dec 2022 15:36:30 +0100
From:   Eelco Chaudron <>
To:     Ilya Maximets <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net v2] openvswitch: Fix flow lookup to use unmasked key

On 15 Dec 2022, at 12:45, Ilya Maximets wrote:

> On 12/14/22 17:33, Eelco Chaudron wrote:
>> The commit mentioned below causes the ovs_flow_tbl_lookup() function
>> to be called with the masked key. However, it's supposed to be called
>> with the unmasked key.
> Hi, Eelco.  Thanks for the fix!
> Could you, please, add more information to the commit message on
> why this is a problem, with some examples?  This will be useful
> for someone in the future trying to understand why we actually
> have to use an unmasked key here.

ACK will add the same description as in the OVS dpif-netdev commit.

> Also, I suppose, 'Cc:' tag is needed in the
> commit message since it's a fix for a bug that is actually impacts
> users and needs to be backported.

Will do in the v3.

> Best regards, Ilya Maximets.
>> This change reverses the commit below, but rather than having the key
>> on the stack, it's allocated.
>> Fixes: 190aa3e77880 ("openvswitch: Fix Frame-size larger than 1024 bytes warning.")
>> Signed-off-by: Eelco Chaudron <>
>> ---
>> Version history:
>>  - v2: Fixed ENOME(N/M) error. Forgot to do a stg refresh.
>>  net/openvswitch/datapath.c |   25 ++++++++++++++++---------
>>  1 file changed, 16 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

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