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    SubjectRe: 2.6.37 regression: adding main interface to a bridge breaks vlan interface RX
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    On Sun, 2011-01-16 at 14:09 +0000, Simon Arlott wrote:
    > [ 1.666706] forcedeth 0000:00:08.0: ifname eth0, PHY OUI 0x5043 @ 16, addr 00:e0:81:4d:2b:ec
    > [ 1.666767] forcedeth 0000:00:08.0: highdma csum vlan pwrctl mgmt gbit lnktim msi desc-v3
    >
    > I have eth0 and eth0.3840 which works until I add eth0 to a bridge.
    > While eth0 is in a bridge (the bridge device is up), eth0.3840 is unable
    > to receive packets. Using tcpdump on eth0 shows the packets being
    > received with a VLAN tag but they don't appear on eth0.3840. They appear
    > with the VLAN tag on the bridge interface.
    [...]

    This means the behaviour is now consistent, whether or not hardware VLAN
    tag stripping is enabled. (I previously pointed out the inconsistent
    behaviour in <http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.network/149864>.) I
    would consider this an improvement.

    Ben.

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    Ben Hutchings, Senior Software Engineer, Solarflare Communications
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