Re: [PATCHv2 net] i40e: Implement ndo_gso_check()

From: Joe Stringer
Date: Mon Dec 01 2014 - 18:35:34 EST

On 21 November 2014 at 09:59, Joe Stringer <joestringer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 20 November 2014 16:19, Jesse Gross <jesse@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I don't know if we need to have the check at all for IPIP though -
>> after all the driver doesn't expose support for it all (actually it
>> doesn't expose GRE either). This raises kind of an interesting
>> question about the checks though - it's pretty easy to add support to
>> the driver for a new GSO type (and I imagine that people will be
>> adding GRE soon) and forget to update the check.
> If the check is more conservative, then testing would show that it's
> not working and lead people to figure out why (and update the check).

More concretely, one suggestion would be something like following at
the start of each gso_check():

+ const int supported = SKB_GSO_TCPV4 | SKB_GSO_TCPV6 | SKB_GSO_FCOE |
+ if (skb_shinfo(skb)->gso_type & ~supported)
+ return false;

..followed by checking the specifics for each. So far the patches have
only been concerned with further checking on UDP tunnels.
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