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SubjectRe: [PATCH] bonding: Inactive slaves should keep inactive flag's value to 1 in tlb and alb mode.
于 2014年03月25日 11:42, Ding Tianhong 写道:
> On 2014/3/25 11:00, Zheng Li wrote:
>> In bond mode tlb and alb, inactive slaves should keep inactive flag to
>> 1 to refuse to receive broadcast packets. Now, active slave send broadcast packets
>> (for example ARP requests) which will arrive inactive slaves on same host from switch,
>> but inactive slave's inactive flag is zero that cause bridge receive the broadcast
>> packets to produce a wrong entry in forward table. Typical situation is domu send some
>> ARP request which go out from dom0 bond's active slave, then the ARP broadcast request
>> packets go back to inactive slave from switch, because the inactive slave's inactive
>> flag is zero, kernel will receive the packets and pass them to bridge, that cause dom0's
>> bridge map domu's MAC address to port of bond, bridge should map domu's MAC to port of vif.
>> Signed-off-by: Zheng Li <>
>> ---
>> drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c | 2 +-
>> 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c
>> index e5628fc..8761df6 100644
>> --- a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c
>> +++ b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c
>> @@ -3062,7 +3062,7 @@ static int bond_open(struct net_device *bond_dev)
>> && (slave != bond->curr_active_slave)) {
>> bond_set_slave_inactive_flags(slave,
>> - } else {
>> + } else if (!bond_is_lb(bond)) {
>> bond_set_slave_active_flags(slave,
>> }
> I think you did not fix the problem completely, the state monitor will change the status for the slaves
> and the inactive slave still could receive the broadcast.

Had tested, it can fix the issue, verified by our QA.
Default set slave of bond as inactive when add a slave to bond, when
link UP, just set one slave as current active slave and clear its
inactive flag, the inactive slave's inactive flag will keep the value of 1.

> Regards
> Ding
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